A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature by Jennifer C. James
By Jennifer C. James
In developing African American battle literature as a long-standing literary style in its personal correct, James additionally considers the ways that this writing, situated because it is on moments of nationwide problem, complex debates approximately black identification and African american citizens' claims to citizenship. In a provocative evaluation, James argues that the very ambivalence over using violence as a political device defines African American warfare writing and creates a compelling, contradictory physique of literature that defies effortless summary.
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