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ENGL 258: August Wilson's Century Cycle: Books & eBooks

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Print reference sources

American Decades  
Available only as eBooks through OBIS

American Eras
Available only as an eBook through OBIS

American writers: a collection of literary biographies
Main Oversize     PS129 .A55 suppl. pt. 8

Black literature criticism : excerpts from criticism of the most significant works of Black authors over the past 200 years
Main Reference     PS153.N5 B556 1992 (3 vols)

Black literature criticism : classic and emerging authors since 1950
Available only as an eBook through OBIS

The Cambridge companion to August Wilson / edited by Christopher Bigsby
Main Library     PS3573.I45677 Z6 2007

Juba to jive : the dictionary of African-American slang
Main Library    PE3727.N4M34 1994  

Green's Dictionary of Slang

Also available as an eBook in OBIS
Main Library     PE3721 .G677 2010


The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life in America
Main Reference    E169.1 .G7553 2009  (4 volumes)

The Twenties in America
Main Reference    E784 .T84 2012  (3 volumes)
Also available as an eBook in OBIS


The Thirties in America
Main Reference    E169.1 .T475 2011 (3 volumes)
Also available as an eBook in OBIS


The Forties in America
Main Reference    E169.12 .F676 2011 (3 volumes)

Also available as an eBook in OBIS


The Fifties in America
Main Reference    E169.12 .F498 2005 (3 volumes)

Also available as an eBook in OBIS


The Sixties in America
Main Reference    E841 .S55 1999 (3 volumes)
Also available as an eBook in OBIS


The Seventies in America 
Main Reference    E169.12 .S447 2006 (3 volumes)
Also available as an eBook in OBIS


The Eighties in America
Main Reference    E876 .E347 2008  (3 volumes)
Also available as an eBook in OBIS


The Nineties in America
Main Reference    E839 .N56 2009  (3 volumes)
Also available as an eBook in OBIS


Black talk : words and phrases from the hood to the amen corner 
Main Library  PE3102.N4 S65 2000 

The Oxford companion to African American literature
Main Library PS153.N5 O96 1997 (Also available as an ebook in OBIS)