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Professor Jean-Christophe Cloutier's Book Reviewed

Professor Jean-Christophe Cloutier’s most recent book has been reviewed by the New York Journal of Books. Cloutier’s book is entitled Shadow Archives. Shadow Archives addresses histories of black special collections, their struggle for institutional recognition, and their impact on literary history. In the book, Cloutier unearths a slow of newly discovered texts and offers innovative readings of midcentury African American writers, including Claude McKay, Richard Wright, Ann Petry, and Ralph Ellison.


You can read the review of the book here.