Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 October 2008

224 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195371048

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John Henry

Roark Bradford's Novel and Play

Seven C. Tracy

  • Features a comprehensive introduction and supplementary material to provide a complete picture of the importance of Roark Bradford's work
  • Contains discographical material that allows readers to track original recorded versions of the many John Henry songs, and traces its echoes in other African American vernacular recordings
  • Because of the wide-ranging importance of Bradford's work, this book will appeal to those interested in early 20th-century American literature, African American literature, American drama, folklore, and cultural studies

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