By Jennifer C. James
In constructing African American struggle literature as a long-standing literary style in its personal correct, James additionally considers the ways that this writing, based because it is on moments of nationwide situation, advanced debates approximately black identification and African american citizens' claims to citizenship. In a provocative overview, James argues that the very ambivalence over using violence as a political tool defines African American struggle writing and creates a compelling, contradictory physique of literature that defies effortless summary.
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