The Black Columbiad: Defining Moments In African American Literature And Culture Werner Sollors

ISBN: 9780674076174

Published: January 12th 1995

Hardcover

390 pages


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The Black Columbiad: Defining Moments In African American Literature And Culture  by  Werner Sollors

The Black Columbiad: Defining Moments In African American Literature And Culture by Werner Sollors
January 12th 1995 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 390 pages | ISBN: 9780674076174 | 9.12 Mb

After a long and painful transatlantic passage, African captives reached a continent they hadnt even known existed, where they were treated in ways that broke every law of civilization as they understood it. This was the discovery of America for aMoreAfter a long and painful transatlantic passage, African captives reached a continent they hadnt even known existed, where they were treated in ways that broke every law of civilization as they understood it.

This was the discovery of America for a good number of her ancestors, one quite different from the paradise Columbus heralded but no less instrumental in shaping the countrys history. What finding the New World meant to those who never sought it, and how they made the hostile, unfamiliar continent their own, is the subject of this volume, an international collection of essays on African-American literature and culture.



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