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Author Prince, Valerie Sweeney.
Title Burnin' down the house : home in African American literature / Valerie Sweeney Prince.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2005.

Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Domestic fiction, American -- History and criticism.
African American families in literature.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African American women in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Dwellings in literature.
Families in literature.
Home in literature.
Add Title Burning down the house
Description 1 online resource (x, 153 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary -- Cheryl A. Wall, Rutgers University.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction : a house is not a home -- 1. Living (just enough) for the city : Native son -- 2. Keep on moving don't stop : Invisible man -- 3. Get in the kitchen and rattle them pots and pans : The bluest eye -- 4. She's a brick house : Corregidora.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0231508794 (electronic bk.)
9780231508797 (electronic bk.)
9780231134408 (alk. paper)
0231134401 (alk. paper)
9780231134415 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
023113441X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 60934860
Additional Format Print version: Prince, Valerie Sweeney. Burnin' down the house. New York : Columbia University Press, 2005 0231134401 023113441X (DLC) 2004049444 (OCoLC)55016288