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Gene Andrew Jarrett is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Boston University. He is the author of Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature (2011) and Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature (2007), and the editor or co-editor of several volumes and collections of African American literature and literary criticism.

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American literature -- African American authors.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.