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Africana Studies Subject Guide — Black Literature

Interdisciplinary guide for Africana/African American Studies

Black Literature

This page features a small selection of UConn library and external resources to support learning and research pertaining to Black Literature. This list is meant to be exploratory and is not a comprehensive representation or list of the library's holdings.

For additional assistance, please contact Stephanie Birch, Research Services Librarian for Africana Studies at

Narratives of Enslavement

Early Black American Literature

Literature of the Harlem Renaissance

Civil Rights & Black Power Literature

Post-Civil Rights Literature

Contemporary Black Literature