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African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of .... Signifying also refers to the way in which African-American " authors read and critique other ... Wheatley was not only the first African American to publish a book, but the first to achieve an international reputation as a writer.


Phillis Wheatley, the First African American Published Book of Poetry September 1, 1773. Phillis Wheatley was only seven or eight years old when she was ...


Our list of prominent African-American authors includes Toni Morrison, who has detailed the lives of black characters who struggle with identity amidst racism ...


What follows is a list of prominent Black authors who have left a mark on the ... the same year she became the first Black woman to have a screenplay produced.


Feb 18, 2012 ... In that spirit, below find ten African-American authors whose works ... though misunderstood, quote, “Bill Clinton is our first black president.


Feb 16, 2013 ... Firsthand accounts of American slavery are certainly a limited treasure. Any opportunity to read a description of what being subjected to the ...


African-American Literature is the sub-category of American Literature that ... In this collection, we also include works by authors such as Harriet Beecher Stowe. ... and wrote what is considered to be the first novel by an African American.


Feb 16, 2016 ... Another early African American author was Jupiter Hammon (1711–1806?). Hammon, considered the first published Black writer in America, ...


Sep 19, 2013 ... That auction is like taking a trip in a time machine to the black past; think ... work of literature written by a canonical author such as Phillis Wheatley, let's say. ... still the first novel actually appearing in print and written by a black ...