HARRIS, TRUDIER, 1948-

Biography:

University professor. Born– February 27, 1948, Mantua. Parents– Terrell and Unareed (Burton) Harris. Education– Stillman College, A.B., 1972; Ohio State University, M.A., 1972, Ph.D., 1973. Taught English at College of William and Mary, 1973-1979; University of North Carolina after 1979. Member, Modern Language Association of America, College Language Association, American Folklore Society, and Association of African and African American Folklorists.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 115.

Publication(s):

Black Women in the Fiction of James Baldwin. Knoxville, Tenn.; University of Tennessee Press, 1985.

Exorcising Blackness; Historical and Literary Lynching and Burning Rituals. Bloomington, Ind.; Indiana University Press, 1985.

Fiction and Folklore; the Novels of Toni Morrison. Knoxville, Tenn.; University of Tennessee Press, 1991.

From Mammies to Militants; Domestics in Black American Literature. Philadelphia; Temple University Press, 1982.

Editor:

Selected Works of Ida B. Wells-Barnett. New York; Oxford University Press, 1991.

Note; Editor of several Afro-American writer reference works for Gale Research, Detroit.