The Journey Back

The Journey Back

by Houston A. Baker, Jr.
     
 

"Professor Baker offers the richest analysis we have of black literature in its full cultural context. A superb literary critic, a sophisticated student of culture and society, Baker is himself a very talented writer, deeply engaged in the literary-cultural 'journey' he describes. The result is a major work of interdisciplinary scholarship and humanistic criticism

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"Professor Baker offers the richest analysis we have of black literature in its full cultural context. A superb literary critic, a sophisticated student of culture and society, Baker is himself a very talented writer, deeply engaged in the literary-cultural 'journey' he describes. The result is a major work of interdisciplinary scholarship and humanistic criticism which will remain for years to come an authoritative treatment of the subject. The Journey Back is a landmark not only in the study of black literature but in American studies in general. No one interested in our culture can afford to ignore it."—Sacvan Bercovitch, Columbia University

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ISBN-13:
9780226035352
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
Black Literature and Culture Ser.
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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