Literature, Culture and African-American Renewal
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The paper explores how literature and culture reflect the progress in African American community development and dignity. It traces the connection of these themes from African history to contemporary American history. Examples are cited that include literary works and other examples of creativity. The paper establishes cultural expression as the foundation for creating an historic record of African-American history.
From the Paper:"Societal transformations rarely occur as smooth, short-term, organic processes. Much like bumps in the road, shifts in African-American culture most often occur in abrupt bursts in response to societal pressures. From literature to performance, dominos to dance, and from family to neighborhood -- these are the building blocks of the African-American community and are the means by which the pains of societal oppression are expressed, bumps in the road are smoothed over and societal progress are marked..."
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Literature, Culture and African-American Renewal (2009, December 01) Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/literature-culture-and-african-american-renewal-143939/
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