Sunday, June 19, 2011

Walter Benn Michaels on Kenneth Warren’s What Was African American Literature?

Walter Benn Michaels on Kenneth Warren’s What Was African American Literature?

ETA: There are two other short essays there that are worth reading, but one repeats the claim that the US death penalty is racist, which, if you run the numbers and correct for class, is not true. I should do a major update someday of death penalty 101.