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Here is a useful resource for identifying major texts in African American Literature

Interested in literature by black writers from America, the West Indies, Africa, and Europe, also known as the African diaspora? Check out the subject guide Contemporary African-American Writing and Africana World Literature: the information you will find here is related to two courses taught by Africana Studies professor Christel Temple and created in collaboration with our Africana Studies liaison librarian, Arif Jamal.

Use this guide as a resource for identifying and accessing the major texts taught in the course, secondary literature by critics and scholars, and helpful guides on reading and writing for academic audiences.