Street Lit Takes a Hit: An African American Author Raps the Genre, But Librarians Defend It


Subject:
Black Resources , Authors & Literature

Description:
This 2006 article discusses how "urban fiction, street lit, ghetto fiction, gangsta lit, whatever you call it, this gritty genre of African American writing is enormously popular, both in bookstores and libraries," but is not popular with Nick Chiles, an education reporter and author, who believe these novels glamorize black criminals. From LibraryJournal.com.

Creator:
Fialkoff, Francine

Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6299839.html


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