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Within the Circle

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Description for Within the Circle Paperback. Editor(s): Mitchell, Angelyn. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 229 x 30. Weight in Grams: 771.
Within the Circle is the first anthology to present the entire spectrum of twentieth-century African American literary and cultural criticism. It begins with the Harlem Renaissance, continues through civil rights, the Black Arts Movement, and on into contemporary debates of poststructuralist and black feminist theory. Drawing on a quote from Frederick Douglass for the title of this book, Angelyn Mitchell explains in her introduction the importance for those "within the circle" of African American literature to examine their own works and to engage this critical canon.
The essays in this collection—many of which are not widely available today—either initiated ... Read more

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Duke University Press United States
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North Carolina, United States
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About Mitchell
Angelyn Mitchell is Assistant Professor of English at Georgetown University.

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"Within the Circle is essential reading for anyone interested in American literature, twentieth-century cultural criticism, or the African American intellectual canon. It belongs on every bookshelf and, more important, as required reading within the American literature classroom. Angelyn Mitchell has done us all an invaluable service. It is a landmark achievement."—Cathy N. Davidson "As Within the Circle chronicles the development ... Read more

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