Chapter IV.

Adult -- Studies of Slave Narratives, Folklore, and the African American\Literary Imagination

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Costanzo, Angelo. Surprizing Narrative: Olaudah Equiano and the Beginnings of Black Autobiography. Westport: Greenwood, 1987.

Foster, Frances Smith. Witnessing Slavery: The Development of Ante-bellum Slave Narratives, 2d ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1994.

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the "Racial" Self. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Levine, Lawrence W. Black Culture and Black Consciousness. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.

McDowell, Deborah E. and Arnold Rampersad, eds. Slavery and the Literary Imagination. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.

Sekora, John and Darwin T. Turner, eds. The Art of Slave Narrative, 1982.

Starling, Marion Wilson. The Slave Narrative: Its Place in American History. Washington, D.C: Howard University Press, 1988.

Stepto, Robert B. From Behind the Veil: A Study of Afro-American Narrative. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1979.

Sundquist, Eric. To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature. New York: Belknap Press, 1993.

Thomas, H. Nigel. From Folklore to Fiction: A Study of Folk Heroes and Rituals in the Black American Novel. Westport: Greenwood, 1988.

Warren, Kenneth W. Black and White Strangers: Race and American Literary Realism. University of Chicago Press, 1993.

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