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English - African American Literature & Culture

This LibGuide is an introduction to African American Literature and the many resources that are available.

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Finding Books to Check Out:

Search the library catalog for books, ebooks, and more!

The books in the catalog are tagged with phrases called "subject headings" that describe what each book is about. When you know the correct subject heading for your topic, you can search on that subject heading to find every book that the library has on the topic.

Here are some subject headings to help you find books about African American literature:

  • African American authors
  • African American novelists
  • African Americans - Drama
  • African Americans - Fiction
  • African Americans in literature
  • African Americans - Literary collections
  • African Americans - Poetry
  • American literature - African American authors
  • American poetry - African American authors

Research Databases: