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.

Modernism Reevaluated

2006-09-20

Walton Muyumba reviews two books: Michael Soto’s The Modernist Nation: Generation, Renaissance and American Literature (2004) and Manuel Martinez’s Countering the Counterculture: Rereading Postwar American Dissent from Jack Kerouac to Tomás Rivera (2003).

Blackness and the Migratory Drive

1999-03-15

Walton Muyumba reviews Randall Kenan’s massive meditation on race and introduces a new word into the discourse on African American literature: zugenruhe.