Who Writes for Black Children?: African American Children's Literature Before 1900
Paperback | Jul 2017 | University of Minnesota Press | 9781517900274 | 400pp | 254x178mm | Forthcoming | RFB | AUD$44.99, NZD$54.99
Hardback | Jul 2017 | University of Minnesota Press | 400pp | 254x178mm | Forthcoming | RFB | AUD$179.99, NZD$214.99
Who Writes for Black Children? unlocks a rich archive of largely overlooked literature read by black children. From poetry written by a slave for a plantation school to joyful “death biographies” of African Americans in the antebellum North to literature penned by African American children themselves, this volume presents compelling new definitions of both African American literature and children’s literature.