Black Genre Fiction Reimagined: Review of Black Pulp by Brooks E. Hefner

 Black Genre Fiction Reimagined: Review of Black Pulp by Brooks E. Hefner Garrett Bridger Gilmore Under Review:Black Pulp. Brooks E. Hefner. University of Minnesota Press, December 2021. In his autobiography The Big Sea Langston Hughes famously opines that despite the fashionable fervor for Black art among white audiences in the 1920s, “the ordinary Negroes hadn’t … Continue reading Black Genre Fiction Reimagined: Review of Black Pulp by Brooks E. Hefner

Playing in the Dark: Review of The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

Playing in the Dark: Review of The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas Casey Patterson Under Review: The Dark Fantastic: Race and Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas. New York University Press, 2019. The study of fan reception has … Continue reading Playing in the Dark: Review of The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

Review Copy Received: Emily Zobel Marshall’s American Trickster: Trauma, Tradition and Brer Rabbit

ARB regularly posts updates about review copies—print and digital—received by the editors and available for review. We receive this as a result of editor-direct outreach to presses to inquire about specific books and topics, as well as via our page describing review copy policy, available here. Update (9.9.2020): A reviewer has been secured for this … Continue reading Review Copy Received: Emily Zobel Marshall’s American Trickster: Trauma, Tradition and Brer Rabbit