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African American poetry : 250 years of struggle & song / Kevin Young, editor.

Book Book ([2020])
Description: lx, 1110 pages : illustration, music ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York : Library of America, [2020]
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Montserrat College of Art Stacks PS 591 .N4 A37 2020 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781598536669
  • ISBN: 1598536664
General Note:
"'African America Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song' is the centerpiece of Lift Every Voice: Why ... Read More
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
Introduction / by Kevin Young -- Bury me in a free land: 1770-1899 -- Lift every voice: 1900-1918 -- ... Read More
ONE: BURY ME IN A FREE LAND 1770-1899. On imagination ; On Recollection ; On the Death of the Rev. ... Read More
TWO: LIFT EVERY VOICE 1900-1918. The House of Falling Leaves / William Stanley Braithwaite -- ... Read More
THREE: THE DARK TOWER 1919-1936. Japanese Hokku ; Negro Woman ; Effigy / Lewis Grandison Alexander ... Read More
FOUR: BALLADS OF REMEMBRANCE 1936-1959. To Satch (American Gothic) ; Nat Turner or Let Him Come ; If ... Read More
FIVE: IDEAS OF ANCESTRY 1959-1975. Still I Rise ; Phenomenal Woman / Maya Angelou -- Preface to a ... Read More
SIX: BLUE LIGHT SUTRAS 1976-1989. Twenty-Year Marriage ; I Can't Get Started ; Two Brothers ; Good ... Read More
SEVEN: PRAISE SONGS FOR THE DAY 1990-2008. Blue ; New Religion / Chris Abani -- Venus Hottentot ; ... Read More
EIGHT: AFTER THE HURRICANE 2009-2020. How Can Black People Write about Flowers at a Time Like This / ... Read More
Summary:
Only now, in the 21st century, can we fully grasp the breadth and range of African American poetry: ... Read More
Alternate Title: African American poetry : 250 years of struggle and song
Citation: Young, Kevin. "African American poetry : 250 years of struggle & song." New York : Library of America, 2020.
 
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