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African American Literature


Finding Books

This Guide is intended to help identify resources for both basic and advanced research in African American literature.

Books in BC Libraries

Search the rich collection of African American literature and criticism in the BC Library Catalog.

Try some Subject searches. For example, enter the following search terms in the search box below:

  • "African American authors"
  • "African American literature"
  • "African American" AND literature AND history
  • "Harlem Renaissance"
  • "Morrison, Toni"

Try Advanced Search for additional search options such as adding additional terms to focus your search, or selecting material type, publication date ranges, and more.