Walton Muyumba reviews Randall Kenan’s massive meditation on race and introduces a new word into the discourse on African American literature: zugenruhe.
Author: Walton Muyumba
Walton Muyumba is a writer and critic living in Dallas, Texas. Muyumba's essay on Amiri Baraka is forthcoming in College Literature (January 2007) and he is completing a book manuscript on African American intellectual history, jazz, and pragmatist philosophy. Muyumba teaches American literature and African
American studies at the University of North Texas.