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Contents Page 6: Introduction Page 11: On the Distinction of Jr.: Geographies of My Father Name Page 36: Libraries of Consciousness: Public Reading and American Identity Page 46: A Book of Southern Distinction: The Souls of Black Folk at 100 Page 69: Still Crazy After All These Years: A Yale Black Studies Story Page 86: The Poetry of Impulse: Black Words on Southern Green Page 101: Modernity and the Transatlantic Rupture: Sugar, and the New South Page 120: Traveling With Faulkner: A Tale of Myth, Contemporaneity, and Southern Letters Page 150: ¿If you see Robert Penn Warren, ask him: Who does speak for the Negro?¿ Reflections on Monk, Black Writing, and Percival Everett¿s Erasure Page 189: Failed Prophet and Falling Stock: Why Ralph Ellison was Never Avant-Garde Page 207: The Catch: A Meditation on Family, Mental Illness, and My Father Page 232: Conclusion: Even God Believes in ¿No Guarantees¿ Page 228: Bibliographic Essay
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Southern States -- In literature.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Racism -- Southern States.
Baker, Houston A.
African American College teachers -- Biography.
African American families -- Southern States -- Biography.