Course Readings

Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian (Little, Brown, 2009)

James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (Vintage, 1993)

Edwidge Danticat, Krik? Krak! (Vintage, 1996)

Angela Davis, Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday (Vintage, 1999)

W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk (Dover, 1994)

Allyson Hobbs, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life        (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014)

Tony Kushner, Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches (Theatre Communications Group, 1993)

Oliver Sacks, An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales (Vintage, 1996)

Richard Wright, Uncle Tom’s Children (Harper Perennial, 2004)

Anzia Yezierska, Bread Givers (Persea, 1999)



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