2012 0-7734-1601-3 Work examines significant aspects of President Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father both in relation to the African American literary tradition and to the context of the relevant historical and cultural productions that inform it. The authors view the book a work of literature and compare it to other works by black authors such as Toni Morrison, Frederick Douglass, and Ralph Ellison among others.
2023 1-4955-1056-5 Racial Discourse in American Literature: A Collection of Essays, "is a departure from mainstream currents in literary analysis and provides alternative perspectives. Using canonical and non-canonical texts, scholars examine how selected literary works have created, sustained, or challenged social fictions about race that have given rise to deeply embedded and continuing social, political and psychological realities. -from the Editor's Introduction