Black Writers

Black Writers

Book - 1989
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Biographical and bibliographical entries on some 400 black authors active in the 20th century. Some of the sketches are updated from Gale's Contemporary authors series; others were written especially for this volume. Covers not only contemporary American authors, but also earlier 20th century writers, social figures (e.g. Malcolm X, Desmond Tutu), and important African and Caribbean writers. In addition to the descriptive personal and career information, there are illuminating biographical/critical essays including comments, often by the authors themselves, on personal interests, aspirations, motivations, and thoughts on writing. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Detroit, Michigan : Gale Research, Inc., 1989
ISBN: 9780810327726
0810327724
Characteristics: 619 p. :29 cm
Additional Contributors: Metzger, Linda

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