Crossing the Danger Water: Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing

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Deirdre Mullane
Anchor Books, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 769 pages
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The history of African-American life and thought presented in this anthology represents a far-reaching written and oral tradition, which is thought-provoking, inspiring, and impressive in its breadth. It includes poetry and prose by today's best and most well-known writers.

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This is a huge book that begins with Olaudah Equiano, from 1527 to 1539, and ends with Congresswoman Maxine Waters's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee in 1992. Excellent, recommended Read full review

Crossing the danger water: three hundred years of African-American writing

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This is an unusual array of writings by African Americans. Beginning with Olaudah Equiano's 1789 slave narrative and ending with Congresswoman Maxine Waters's testimony before the Senate Banking ... Read full review


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