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Clarence Major

(b. 1936)

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Cecil Brown

Cecil Brown  

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(b. 1943), novelist and short story and script writer.Cecil Brown has not been a prolific writer; indeed, the bulk of his literary reputation rests on his first novel, The Life and Loves of Mr. ...
Charles S. Wright

Charles S. Wright  

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(1932–2008), novelist, columnist, short fiction writer, and black humorist.Charles Stevenson Wright was born and raised west of Columbia, Missouri, in the small town of New Franklin. Upon his release ...
Julia Fields

Julia Fields  

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(b. 1938), poet, short fiction writer, teacher, and dramatist.Growing up on an Alabama farm, Julia Fields imbibed a love of nature, words, and the cadences of biblical language from both parents and ...
Junius Edwards

Junius Edwards  

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(1929–2008), novelist and short story writer.Junius Edwards's presentation of the soldier in his novel If We Must Die (1961) and short stories “Liars Don’tQualify” (1961) and “Duel with the Clock” ...
Major, Clarence

Major, Clarence (1936)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Although known best for his metafictional novels, Clarence Major has long demonstrated his versatility in both the artistic forms he

Major, Clarence

Major, Clarence   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
(1936– ), American novelist and poet, educated at the Art Institute of Chicago, the New School for Social Research, the State University of New York, and the Union for ... More
Owen Dodson

Owen Dodson  

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(1914–1983), poet, novelist, and playwright.For the major portion of his life, fate favored Owen Vincent Dodson. Born the ninth child of a poor Brooklyn family, he attended excellent schools: Bates ...
Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison  

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(1914–1994),Oklahoma-born author, a student at Tuskegee Institute (1933–36), has been a visiting professor of creative writing, black culture, and humanities at various major universities, but is ...
Sam Cornish

Sam Cornish  

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(b. 1935), poet, essayist, editor of children's literature, photographer, educator, and figure in the Black Arts movement.Born into urban poverty in Baltimore, Maryland, on 22 December 1935, Samuel ...

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