African-American Poetry

African-American Poetry: Selected full-text books and articles

The Cambridge Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Christopher Beach.
Cambridge University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "From the Harlem Renaissance to the Black Arts Movement"
Black American Poets and Dramatists of the Harlem Renaissance
Harold Bloom.
Chelsea House, 1995
Black American Poets and Dramatists: Before the Harlem Renaissance
Harold Bloom.
Chelsea House, 1994
Jazz Poetry: From the 1920s to the Present
Sascha Feinstein.
Praeger, 1997
The New Red Negro: The Literary Left and African American Poetry, 1930-1946
James Edward Smethurst.
Oxford University Press, 1999
Black American Women Poets and Dramatists
Harold Bloom.
Chelsea House, 1996
Modern Black American Poets and Dramatists
Harold Bloom.
Chelsea House, 1995
Into a Light Both Brilliant and Unseen: Conversations with Contemporary Black Poets
Malin Pereira.
University of Georgia Press, 2010
Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism and African American Poetics
Monique-Adelle Callahan.
Oxford University Press, 2011
A Profile of Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Jack Myers; David Wojahn.
Southern Illinois University Press, 1991
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 "A Quilt in Shades of Black: The Black Aesthetic in Twentieth-Century African American Poetry"
Language and Literature in the African American Imagination
Carol Aisha Blackshire-Belay.
Greenwood Press, 1992
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Refusing to Be Boxed In: Sonia Sanchez's Transformation of the Haiku Form" and Chap. 10 "Afrocentric Aesthetics in Selected Harlem Renaissance Poetry"
New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement
Lisa Gail Collins; Margo Natalie Crawford.
Rutgers University Press, 2006
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Sexual Subversions, Political Inversions: Women's Poetry and the Politics of the Black Arts Movement"
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