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Charleston Syllabus

African American Literature

Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.
American hunger / Richard Wright ; afterword by Michel Fabre.
New York : Harper & Row, c1977.
PS3545.R815 Z498 1977

Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman [by] Ernest J. Gaines.
New York, Dial Press, 1971.
PS3557.A355 A9

Before you suffocate your own fool self / Danielle Evans.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2010.
PS3605.V3648 B44 2010

Beloved / Toni Morrison ; with an introduction by A.S. Byatt.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
PS3563.O8749 B4 2006

The bluest eye; a novel.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1970]
PS3563.O8749 B4 1970

Brothers and keepers / by John Edgar Wideman.
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1984.
HV6245 .W733 1984

The darker face of the earth [electronic resource] / by Rita Frances Dove.
Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2002.

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Go tell it on the mountain.
New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.
PS3503.A5527 G6

Gorilla, my love.
New York, Random House [1972]
PS3552.A473 G6 1972

Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932.
The house behind the cedars, by Charles W. Chesnutt.
Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900.
PS1292.C6 H6

Invisible man.
New York, Random House [1952]
PS3555.L625 I5 1952

Kindred / Octavia E. Butler ; with an introduction by Robert Crossley.
Boston : Beacon Press, c1988.
PS3552.U827 K5 1988

The known world / Edward P. Jones.
New York : Amistad, c2003.
PS3560.O4813 K58 2003

Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.
Later works / Richard Wright.
New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Viking Press, 1991.
PS3515.E37 A13 1991

Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
A lesson before dying / Ernest J. Gaines.
New York : A. A. Knopf : Distribued by Random House, Inc., 1993.
PS3557.A355 L47 1993

Lost in the city : stories / Edward P. Jones.
New York : Amistad, 2003.
PS3560.O4813 L67 2003

Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932.
The marrow of tradition.
Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1969]
PS1292.C6 M3 1969

Men we reaped : a memoir / Jesmyn Ward.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
PS3623.A7323 Z46 2013

A mercy / Toni Morrison.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
PS3563.O8749 M47 2008

Johnson, Charles, 1948-
Middle passage / Charles Johnson.
New York : Atheneum, 1990.
PS3560.O3735 M5 1990

Passing, by Nella Larsen.
New York & London, A. A. Knopf, 1929.
PS3523.A7225 P3

Quicksand, by Nella Larsen.
New York, London, A.A. Knopf, 1928.
PS3523.A7225 Q5

Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965.
A raisin in the sun ; and, The sign in Sidney Brustein's window / by Lorraine Hansberry ; Robert Nemiroff, editor ; with a new foreword by Hewell Handy Gresham Nemiroff ; and critical essays by Amiri Baraka and Frank Rich.
New York : Vintage Books, 1995.
PS3515.A515 A6 1995

Some sing, some cry / Ntozake Shange & Ifa Bayeza.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
PS3569.H3324 S66 2010

Allen, Jeffery Renard, 1962-, author.
Song of the shank : a novel / Jeffery Renard Allen.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2014]
PS3551.L393815 S66 2014

Jones, Absalom, 1746-1818.
A thanksgiving sermon, preached January 1, 1808, in St. Thomas's, or the African Episcopal, Church, Philadelphia: [electronic resource] : on account of the abolition of the African slave trade, on that day, by the Congress of the United States. / By Absalom Jones, rector of the said church.
Philadelphia: : Printed for the use of the congregation. Fry and Kammerer, printers., 1808.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 15333)

Their eyes were watching God / Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
New York : Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006.
PS3515.U789 T6 2006

Walker, David, 1785-1830.
Walker's appeal, in four articles / [by] David Walker. An address to the slaves of the United States of America [by] Henry Highland Garnet.
New York : Cosimo Classics, c2005.
E446 .W178 2005

Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.
Writings / James Weldon Johnson.
New York : Library of America ; [S.l.] : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, 2004.
PS3519.O2625 A6 2004