Poetical Theory

Angela Brown


African-American literature has both been influenced by the great African diasporic heritage and shaped it in many countries. It has been created within the larger realm of post-colonial literature, although scholars distinguish between the two, saying that African American literature differs from most post-colonial literature in that it is written by members of a minority community who reside within a nation of vast wealth and economic power.



Literary Analysis, Poetical Theory, Poetical Verse

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Harmon, W. (2003). Classic Writings on Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.3n.1p.249


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