Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-194) and index.
U.S. Black writers and Spain. Spanish Civil War and its aftermath -- Black writer resident in Spain -- U.S. Black writers and Latin America. From Spain to Latin America -- Black "womanist" writer and Brazil -- Mexican interludes -- Impact of Cuba and Chile -- The influence of U.S. Black writers. Slave narratives -- Example of Langston Hughes -- Harlem and the Jazz Age: black modernism as model and threat -- From Wright to revolution -- From black power and the turbulent sixties to roots -- -- Hispanic Black writers and the United States. Racism and Black America -- Hispanic Black writer in the United States -- Black writers in Latin America today. From old guard to new -- Nancy Morejon, the "new woman" in Cuba, and the first generation of Black writers of the Revolution -- Black writers in Central America, the Dominican Republic, and South America -- Tradition and renewal -- Conclusion: Hispanic Black criticism and the North American perspective