The Essential Black Literature Guide
Published in association with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, this book gives its reader a deeper understanding and appreciation of the rich legacy of black literature. Including significant works from all time periods and genres, it carefully weaves biography, plot synopsis, illustration, and description into a tapestry depicting the rich history of black literature, its struggles and triumphs.
464 pages. Published by Visible Ink Press, 1996.
Hardcover. $17.95. ISBN 0-7876-0734-7.