African-American Poetry

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

FREE! The Book of American Negro Poetry: Chosen and Edited, with an Essay on the Negro's Creative Genius By James Weldon Johnson; James Weldon Johnson Harcourt, Brace, 1922
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Negro Caravan By Arthur P. Davis; Ulysses Lee; Sterling A. Brown Dryden Press, 1941
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The Cambridge Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Poetry By Christopher Beach Cambridge University Press, 2003
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "From the Harlem Renaissance to the Black Arts Movement"
A Profile of Twentieth-Century American Poetry By 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 By 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 By 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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