The African American West : a century of short stories / edited by Bruce A. Glasrud & Laurie Champion

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Subjects: Short stories, American
African Americans--West (U.S.)--Fiction
Short stories, American--West (U.S.)
American fiction--African American authors
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder : University Press of Colorado, c2000
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: African Americans in the West, A Short Story Tradition / Bruce A. Glasrud, Laurie Champion
The Ingrate / Paul Laurence Dunbar
A Brief Spell by the River / Colleen McElroy
An Adventure in the Big Horn Mountain; Or, the Trials and Tribulations of a Recruit / Eugene P. Frierson
The Averted Strike / Charles W. Chesnutt
As the Lord Lives, He Is One of Our Mother's Children / Pauline E. Hopkins
Jesus Christ in Texas / W. E. B. DuBois
Jim Crow in Texas / William Pickens
The Little Grey House / Anita Scott Coleman
Children of Chance / Julian Elihu Bagley
Let the Church Roll On / Nick Aaron Ford
Why I Returned / Arna Bontemps
No Fools, No Fun / March Lacy
The Gun / Langston Hughes
Grazing in Good Pastures / Margaret Williams
Mister Toussan / Ralph Ellison
Health Card / Frank Yerby
Stop, Thief! / John Wesley Groves IV
Lunching at the Ritzmore / Chester Himes
God Bless America / John O. Killens
Keys to the City / Malvin Wald
Son in the Afternoon / John A. Williams
Direct Action / Mike Thelwell
The Coming of the Hoodlum / Johnie Scott
Ticket to Freedom / John R. Posey
Judah's a Two-Way Street Running Out / Jack Burris
Water Seeks Its Own Level / Maxine Clair
The Flashlight / Eldridge Cleaver
Support Your Local Police / Ed Bullins
Ridin' the Moon in Texas / Ntozake Shange
Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas
Tell Me Moore / Aya de Leon
Quilting on the Rebound / Terry McMillan
Damon and Vandalia / Rita Dove
Tenderhead / Harryette Mullen
The Friday Night Shift at the Taco House Blues / Wanda Coleman
Emerald City: Third & Pike / Charlotte Watson Sherman
Elbow Room / James Alan McPherson
Long Distances / Jewell Parker Rhodes
Now Is the Time / Cecil M. Brown
Cry About a Nickel / Percival Everett
Surfiction / John Edgar Wideman
The Trip Back From Whidbey / William Henry Lewis
Wonderful Teen / Carolyn Ferrell
The Kind of Light That Shines on Texas / Reginald McKnight
Equal Opportunity / Walter Mosley
Amen / Sunny Nash
Contributors
Bibliography
Permissions
Additional Authors: Glasrud, Bruce A
Champion, Laurie
Notes: LCCN: 99058822
ISBN: 0870815598 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-460)
Contents: The ingrate / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- A brief spell by the river / Colleen McElroy -- An adventure in the Big Horn Mountains; or, the trials and tribulations of a recruit / Eugene P. Frierson -- The averted strike / Charles W. Chesnutt -- As the Lord lives, He is one of our mother's children / Pauline E. Hopkins -- Jesus Christ in Texas / W.E.B. DuBois -- Jim Crow in Texas / William Pickens -- The little grey house / Anita Scott Coleman -- Children of chance / Julian Elihu Bagley -- Let the church roll on / Nick Aaron Ford -- Why I returned / Arna Bontemps -- No fools, no fun / March Lacy -- The gun / Langston Hughes -- Grazing in good pastures / Margaret Williams -- Mister Toussan / Ralph Ellison -- Health card / Frank Yerby -- Stop, Thief! / John Wesley Groves IV -- Lunching at the Ritzmore / Chester Himes -- God bless America / John O. Killens -- Keys to the city / Malvin Wald -- Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams -- Direct action / Mike Thelwell -- The coming of the hoodlum / Johnie Scott -- Ticket to freedom / John R. Posey -- Judah's a two-way street running out / Jack Burris -- Water seeks its own level / Maxine Clair -- The flashlight / Eldridge Cleaver --Support your local police / Ed Bullins -- Ridin' the moon in Texas / Ntozake Shange -- Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Tell me Moore / Aya de Leon -- Quilting on the rebound / Terry McMillan -- Damon and Vandalia / Rita Dove -- Tenderhead / Harryette Mullen -- The Friday night shift at the taco house blues (wah-wah) / Wanda Coleman -- Emerald City: Third & Pike / Charlotte Watson Sherman -- Elbow room / James Alan McPherson -- Long distances / Jewell Parker Rhodes -- Now is the time / Cecil M. Brown -- Cry about a nickel / Percival Everett -- Surfiction / John Edgar Wideman -- The trip back from Whidbey / William Henry Lewis -- Wonderful teen / Carolyn Ferrell -- The kind of light that shines on Texas / Reginald McKnight -- Equal opportunity / Walter Mosley -- Amen / Sunny Nash
Physical Description: xi, 463 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 42935693
ISBN/ISSN: 0870815598

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