free access   Volume 50, Number 1, Spring 2017

Table of Contents

Forgotten Manuscripts

free access   Forgotten Manuscripts: Fenton Johnson’s A Wild Plaint

pp. 1-15

free access   A Wild Plaint

pp. 6-15


free access   The Many Influences of Richard Wright: An Interview with Jerry W. Ward, Jr.

pp. 17-25


free access   Dangerous Refuge: Richard Wright and the Swimming Hole

pp. 27-40

free access   Queer Oedipal Drag in Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song and Baadasssss!

pp. 41-58

free access   Straight Growth and the Imperial Alternative: Queer-Reading Jamaica Kincaid

pp. 59-73


free access   The Keening

p. 75

free access   To a Black Father After Fifty

p. 76

free access   The Father

p. 77

Book Reviews

free access   The Strangers Book: The Human of African American Literature by Lloyd Pratt (review)

pp. 79-81

free access   Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction by André M. Carrington (review)

pp. 81-82

free access   America Dancing: From the Cakewalk to the Moonwalk by Megan Pugh (review)

pp. 82-85

free access   Sounding the Color Line: Music and Race in the Southern Imagination by Erich Nunn (review)

pp. 85-87

free access   Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery by Tiya Miles (review)

pp. 87-89

free access   Contributors

p. 91