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date: 15 August 2020

Major, Clarence 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English
Author(s):
Jenny StringerJenny Stringer, John SutherlandJohn Sutherland

(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 Experimental Colleges and Universities; amongst other teaching posts he became Professor at the University of California at Davis. Widely recognized to be at the experimental forefront of African-American poetry and fiction, he has made a special forte of using popular culture in his work—African-American and American-at-large. Although he began as a poet, he won his early reputation with a novel, ... ...

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