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Author Gruesser, John Cullen, 1959-
Title The empire abroad and the empire at home : African American literature and the era of overseas expansion / John Cullen Gruesser
Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2012
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  PS153.N5 G785 2012    AVAILABLE    30520020766953
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PS153.N5 G886 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001149327
Descript viii, 159 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-152) and index
African American literature and the Spanish-Cuban American War -- Cuban generals, black sergeants, and white colonels: the African American poetic response to the Spanish-Cuban-American war -- Wars abroad and at home in Sutton E. Griggs's Imperium in imperio and The Hindered hand -- African American Literature, the Philippine-American War, and expansion in the Pacific -- Black burdens, Laguna tales, and "citizen Tom" narratives: African American writing and the Philippine-American War -- Annexation in the pacific and Asian conspiracy in central America in James Weldon Johnson's unproduced operettas -- Pauline Hopkins, the Colored American magazine, and the critique of empire abroad and at home in "Talma Gordon"
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Imperialism in literature
Literature and globalization
African Americans -- Intellectual life
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