Contributor biographical information for The new Negro : essays on race, representation, and African American culture, 1892-1938 / edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Gene Andrew Jarrett.


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Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University. His most recent books include "Finding Oprah's Roots" and "The Trials of Phillis Wheatley". Gene Andrew Jarrett is associate professor of English and African American studies at Boston University. He is the author of "Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature".


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
United States -- Civilization -- African influences.
United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.