Category Archives: Jackson, Blyden

Afro-American Culture, Literature, and Social Order, Part 2 of 6; Commentary on The Black Huddle

Houston Baker, Blyden Jackson, James Olney, and John Sekora discuss the major themes and aesthetic concerns that unify and divide black writers, and the effects of the emergence of African-American studies on both the academy and society as a whole. … Continue reading

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Afro-American Culture, Literature, and Social Order, Part 1 of 6

Houston Baker, Blyden Jackson,┬áJames Olney, and John Sekora examine the status of African-American writing and literature in the mid-1980s and discuss changes in awareness of black writing to academic and popular audiences. They note increasing interest in and knowledge of … Continue reading

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