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Studying the poets Melvin B. Tolson, Langston Hughes, and Amiri Baraka, this research charts the Afro-Modernist epic. in the context of Classical epic traditions, early 20th-century American modernist lengthy poems, and the griot traditions of West Africa, Schultz finds diasporic awareness within the illustration of African American identities.

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