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The Resource African-American poets, vol.1: : 1700s-1940s, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom

African-American poets, vol.1: : 1700s-1940s, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Label
African-American poets, vol.1: : 1700s-1940s
Title
African-American poets, vol.1:
Title remainder
1700s-1940s
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
B@L
Dewey number
811.009/896073
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bloom, Harold
Series statement
Bloom's modern critical views
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • Afro-Americans
  • African Americans in literature
Label
African-American poets, vol.1: : 1700s-1940s, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-246) and index
Contents
Robert Hayden : the apprenticeship : Heart-shape in the dust (1940) / Pontheolla T. Williams -- Gwendolyn Brooks : the 1940s : a milieu for integrationist poetics / B.J. Bolden -- Black modernism? The early poetry of Jean Toomer and Claude McKay / Wolfgang Karrer -- The adventures of a social poet : Langston Hughes from the popular front to black power / James Smethurst -- Inventing a "Negro literature" : race, dialect, and gender in the early work of Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldon Johnson, and Alice Dunbar-Nelson / Caroline Gebbhard -- Creative collaboration : as African American as sweet potato pie / Frances Smith Foster -- "Bid the gifted Negro soar" : the origins of the African American bardic tradition / Keith D. Leonard -- Rewriting Dunbar : realism, Black women poets, and the genteel / Paula Bernat Bennett -- The Harlem Renaissance : depicting the "new Negro" / Lena Ahlin -- A familiar strangeness : the spectre of whiteness in the Harlem Renaissance and the Black arts movement / Emily Bernard -- Lyric stars : Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes / James Smethurst -- What a difference a "way" makes : Wheatley's ways of knowing / April C.E. Langley
Control code
ocn740117793
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781604134001
Lccn
2008054305
System control number
(OCoLC)740117793
Label
African-American poets, vol.1: : 1700s-1940s, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-246) and index
Contents
Robert Hayden : the apprenticeship : Heart-shape in the dust (1940) / Pontheolla T. Williams -- Gwendolyn Brooks : the 1940s : a milieu for integrationist poetics / B.J. Bolden -- Black modernism? The early poetry of Jean Toomer and Claude McKay / Wolfgang Karrer -- The adventures of a social poet : Langston Hughes from the popular front to black power / James Smethurst -- Inventing a "Negro literature" : race, dialect, and gender in the early work of Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldon Johnson, and Alice Dunbar-Nelson / Caroline Gebbhard -- Creative collaboration : as African American as sweet potato pie / Frances Smith Foster -- "Bid the gifted Negro soar" : the origins of the African American bardic tradition / Keith D. Leonard -- Rewriting Dunbar : realism, Black women poets, and the genteel / Paula Bernat Bennett -- The Harlem Renaissance : depicting the "new Negro" / Lena Ahlin -- A familiar strangeness : the spectre of whiteness in the Harlem Renaissance and the Black arts movement / Emily Bernard -- Lyric stars : Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes / James Smethurst -- What a difference a "way" makes : Wheatley's ways of knowing / April C.E. Langley
Control code
ocn740117793
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781604134001
Lccn
2008054305
System control number
(OCoLC)740117793

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