By Donna Bailey Nurse

This groundbreaking number of profiles, interviews, essays and experiences on such recognized black writers and artists as Nalo Hopkinson, Dionne model, Austin Clarke, Lawrence Hill and Edwidge Danticat constitutes a frank dialog at the importance of race in modern Black Canadian and American literature. what is a Black Critic to Do? is for someone trying to find how to discuss the sometimes-taboo subject of race, because it seems to be in novels, videos and performs. Of curiosity to Black readers in addition to academics, librarians and publication membership contributors, this booklet is a crucial picture of up to date North American tradition.

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