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CES 331 - Introduction to African American Literature

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Memoir Assignment

As detailed in your Final Project description, you will choose one decade and focus on African American memoirs/biographies that were written during that decade. For your annotated bibliography, you will identify 8 books total; 6 of these will be memoirs/autobiographies written by African Americans during your chosen decade - 2 of the books may be critical scholarship that examine the written work of any of the authors you have included in you annotated bibliography

Sources must be relevant and appropriate to the assignment.

 

Background information: Reference Sources

19th Century

Websites and Electronic resources

Personal Narratives and Autobiographies

20th Century

1900s, 1910s, 1920s

1930s, 1940s and 1950s

1960s, 1970s

1980s and 1990s

21st Century

Autobiographies and Memoirs

Secondary sources

Research in African American Biography

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