Born in a mighty bad land : the violent man in African American folklore and fiction /

The figure of the violent man in the African American imagination has a long history. He can be found in 19th-century bad man ballads like 'Stagolee' and 'John Hardy, ' as well as in the black convict recitations that influenced 'gansta' rap. Born in a Mighty Bad Land c...

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Main Author: Bryant, Jerry H., 1928-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003.
Series:Blacks in the diaspora.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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