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Modern Black Fiction Writers (Writers of English Series)
     

Modern Black Fiction Writers (Writers of English Series)

by Harold Bloom
 
This volume provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on the twelve most significant modern black American fiction writers, including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Chester Himes, Paule Marshall, Ann Petry, and John A. Williams. Included are detailed biographies, a wide selection of critical extracts, and comprehensive

Overview

This volume provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on the twelve most significant modern black American fiction writers, including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Chester Himes, Paule Marshall, Ann Petry, and John A. Williams. Included are detailed biographies, a wide selection of critical extracts, and comprehensive bibliographies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791022207
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Series:
Writers of English Series
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.47(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1360L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
July 11, 1930
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

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