Chapter 26. Literature of the African-American Great Migration

  1. Richard Gray and
  2. Owen Robinson
  1. Kate Fullbrook

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756935.ch26

A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South

A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South

How to Cite

Fullbrook, K. (2004) Literature of the African-American Great Migration, in A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South (eds R. Gray and O. Robinson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756935.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631224044

Online ISBN: 9780470756935

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Keywords:

  • literature;
  • African-American population;
  • mythological resonance;
  • great migration;
  • civil war

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Great Migration

  • The Great Migration and the Arts

  • Jean Toomer's Cane

  • Zora Neale Hurston's Dust Tracks on a Road

  • Richard Wright's Black Boy

  • Conclusion

  • Kate fullbrook