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American Negro short stories.

Title
American Negro short stories.
Author
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998
Publication
New York, Hill and Wang [1966]

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Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998
Description
xix, 355 p.; 21 cm.
Summary
These stories provide an insight into the inner life, thinking and aspirations of Negro Americans.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Short stories
  • Fiction
Contents
  • Introduction / John Henrik Clarke -- The lynching of Jube Benson / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- On being crazy / W. E. B. Du Bois -- The goophered grapevine / Charles Waddell Chesnutt -- The city of refuge / Rudolph Fisher -- The overcoat / John P. Davis -- Truant / Claude McKay -- A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps -- The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston -- Bright and morning star / Richard Wright -- The boy who painted Christ black / John Henrik Clarke -- One Friday morning / Langston Hughes -- So peaceful in the country / Carl Ruthven Offord -- And/or / Sterling Brown -- Fighter / John Caswell Smith -- The homecoming / Frank Yerby -- How John Boscoe outsung the devil / Arthur P. Davis -- Solo on the drums / Ann Petry -- Mama's missionary money / Chester Himes -- See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman -- Exodus / James Baldwin -- God bless America / John O. Killens -- Train whistle guitar / Albert Murray -- The Senegalese / Hoyt W. Fuller -- A matter of time / Frank London Brown -- Cry for me / William Melvin Kelley -- Reena / Paule Marshall -- The convert / Lerone Bennett, Jr. -- The winds of change / Loyle Hairston.
  • The screamers / LeRoi Jones -- Sarah / Martin J. Hamer -- The sky is gray / Ernest J. Gaines.
LCCN
^^^66023863^//r943
OCLC
  • 712173
  • SCSB-11967863
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library