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Author Franklin, V. P. (Vincent P.), 1947-

Title Living our stories, telling our truths : autobiography and the making of the African-American intellectual tradition / V.P. Franklin.

Publication Info. New York : Scribner, [1995]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  E185.96 .F74 1995    AVAILABLE
Description 464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 418-454) and index.
Contents Defining matters of principle / Alexander Crummell -- To tell the truth freely / Ida Wells-Barnett -- The creative genius of the Negro / James Weldon Johnson -- In defense of the Black working class / Harry Haywood -- Conflicting blueprints for Black writing / Richard Wright and Zora Neale Hurston -- The autobiographical legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois -- The confessions of James Baldwin -- Malcolm X and the resurrection of the dead -- The creation of a Black literary aesthetic / Gwendolyn Brooks and Amiri Baraka -- The need for independent Black leadership / Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Subject African Americans -- Biography.
Autobiographies -- United States -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
ISBN 068912192X : $30.00 ($40.00 Can.)

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