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Attention, marking Twain and Kurt Vonnegut - a new breed of authors is revolutionising the cyberworld. Although many works of literature have indelibly shaped the spirit of the age, the work that has begun is hardly finished. Today black authors are taking the books of the future by leaps and bounds, carrying on and extending the literature discussions begun by the classic authors - and all this with a much-needed amount of variety.
It uses icons as a starting point to find unbelievable books by black writers designed to suit your interests. This does not mean that these books are great because of their similarity to the classic books - on the contrary. The books are a must read because each book takes up and influences the topics, styles and topics that determine our culture in its own singular and memorable way.
We call it now - these 10 black books will be the classic of the new age.
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Who' s to say the classic books were all handwritten by deaths? Over the last two hundred years, black authors have added some of the most vivacious and important works to American literature. From early stories about enslavement to contemporary work on the continuing impact of enslavement, racialism and Apartheid.
Indeed, some of the most dangerous works these few era are not only by African Americans, but also by Americans of Dominican, Jamaican and Haitian ancestry. And not to speak of black authors in Africa and Europe. Most of the early black authors to have been released were enslaves and abolitionists. 3. The first to make a name for himself was Phillis Wheatley, a servant who came from Africa as a kid and was bought by a Boston store.
She did not speak English, but when she was sixteen years old, she knew the English under the guidance of her ancestors. In 1773, her interest in literature prompted her to compose and publicize poetry on various topics. Wheatley's work was disputed because his writer was a bound servant; perhaps the next great work penned by a servant was Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, which was released in 1845 after Frederick Douglass second escape from enslavement.
By the turn of the 20th and 21st centuries, the public for black authors had increased with growing alphabetization and education prospects for black people. One of the most important authors was W.E.B. Du Bois, one of the NAACP founder, who released a compilation of articles entitled The Souls of Black Folk.
A Tuskegee teacher and founding director, Booker T. Washington released Up From Slavery (1901), The Future of the American Negro (1899), Tuskegee and Its Peoples (1905), and My Larger Education (1911), among others. In fact, the two black intellectual leaders, Du Bois and Washington, had conflicting opinions about how black men could improve in our societies.