Cultural Poetics and Social Movements Initiated by Literature

Cultural Poetics and Social Movements Initiated by Literature

This book presents critiques about African American authors and poets, as well as a composer, who have contributed towards social change, namely Ralph Ellison, Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, Terence Blanchard, Ann Petry, and Rita Dove. It also discusses Viet Thanh Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American writer, and his novel The Sympathizer.


Maryann P. DiEdwardo is author and editor, and Adjunct Professor in Science Writing and Global Literature. Her most recent book, Hermeneutics Metacognition and Writing (2020), is about the importance of the critique in science writing. She is also the editor of the volume American Women Writers, Poetics, and the Nature of Gender Study (2016). She is a recipient of two awards from the College English Association, and was honored with the Northampton Community College Project Aware Service Award.

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ISBN: 1-5275-7820-8

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-7820-3

Release Date: 1st March 2022

Pages: 125

Price: £58.99