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The Resource Giant steps : the new generation of African American writers, edited and with an introduction by Kevin Young

Giant steps : the new generation of African American writers, edited and with an introduction by Kevin Young

Label
Giant steps : the new generation of African American writers
Title
Giant steps
Title remainder
the new generation of African American writers
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Kevin Young
Title variation
New generation of African American writers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Giant steps presents a vibrant and wonderfully diverse collection of young black writing
Cataloging source
FTL
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
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1970-
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Young, Kevin
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  • American literature
  • African Americans
Label
Giant steps : the new generation of African American writers, edited and with an introduction by Kevin Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Discography: p. [353]-357
Contents
  • Kevin Young: The black psychic hotline, or the future of African American writing -- Elizabeth Alexander: What I'm telling you ; Nineteen ; Frank Willis ; Stella by starlight ; Deadwood Dick ; Overture: Watermelon City ; Race ; Blues ; Feminist poem number one -- Hilton Als : from The women -- Anthony Butts: A Poe story ; Becoming the ghost ; Self-portrait with Clark Street Cadillac -- Detroit, one a.m. ; Machines ; The loudest sound -- Edwidge Danticat: The book of the dead -- Thomas Sayers Ellis: View of the Library of Congress from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School ; Fatal April ; Being there ; Hush yo mouf ; Photograph of Dr. Funkenstein ; Atomic bride -- Carolyn Ferrell: Can you say my name? -- Ruth Forman: Haiku I ; The Williams side of the family ; Blues poem III ; Show me the ankles of justice ; Cancer ; Momma died when my wisdom teeth come in -- Even If I was Cleopatra Jones -- Terrance Hayes: Shafro ; I want to be fat ; Neckbones ; Candied yams ; What I am ; Goliath poem ; When the neighbors fight ; Some luminous distress ; Summer -- Allison Joseph: Salt ; Learning the blues ; Family life ; Home girl talks girlhood ; On being told I don't speak like a Black person -- John Keene: Jackie Robinson in Sportsmen's Park, 1949 ; Cecil's consolation (1942) ; One revolution ; Winter elegy ; Why I love my father
  • Randall Kenan: Now why come that is? -- Harryette Mullen: She landed on the moon ; Roadmap ; from Muse & Drudge ; Suzuki method ; Black Nikes -- Kevin Powell: Letter to my father -- Claudia Rankine: American light ; Him ; Overview is a place ; The quotidian ; This life -- Darieck Scott: 1979 -- Danzy Senna: The land of Beulah -- Reginald Shepherd: The difficult music ; Desire and the slave trade ; Antibody ; S'il meurt ; Icarus on Fire Island ; At the grave of Hart Crane ; Skin trade -- Natasha Tarpley: from Girl in the mirror -- Natasha Trethewey: At the station ; Speculation, 1939 ; Drapery Factory, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1956 ; Flounder ; Saturday matinee ; Bellocq's Ophelia -- Rebecca Walker: Higher yellow -- Anthony Walton: from Mississippi -- Philippe Wamba: Of prophets and madmen -- Colson Whitehead: The all-night bodega of souls -- Daniel Jerome Wideman: Singing sankofa -- Joe Wood: The yellow Negro -- Kevin Young: Nineteen seventy-five ; No offense ; Negative ; Charlie Chan on horn ; Langston Hughes ; Homage to Phillis Wheatley
Control code
ocm43506025
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Isbn
9780688168766
System control number
(Sirsi) i0688168760
Terms governing use
Includes bibliographical references (p.[345]-351) and index.
Label
Giant steps : the new generation of African American writers, edited and with an introduction by Kevin Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Discography: p. [353]-357
Contents
  • Kevin Young: The black psychic hotline, or the future of African American writing -- Elizabeth Alexander: What I'm telling you ; Nineteen ; Frank Willis ; Stella by starlight ; Deadwood Dick ; Overture: Watermelon City ; Race ; Blues ; Feminist poem number one -- Hilton Als : from The women -- Anthony Butts: A Poe story ; Becoming the ghost ; Self-portrait with Clark Street Cadillac -- Detroit, one a.m. ; Machines ; The loudest sound -- Edwidge Danticat: The book of the dead -- Thomas Sayers Ellis: View of the Library of Congress from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School ; Fatal April ; Being there ; Hush yo mouf ; Photograph of Dr. Funkenstein ; Atomic bride -- Carolyn Ferrell: Can you say my name? -- Ruth Forman: Haiku I ; The Williams side of the family ; Blues poem III ; Show me the ankles of justice ; Cancer ; Momma died when my wisdom teeth come in -- Even If I was Cleopatra Jones -- Terrance Hayes: Shafro ; I want to be fat ; Neckbones ; Candied yams ; What I am ; Goliath poem ; When the neighbors fight ; Some luminous distress ; Summer -- Allison Joseph: Salt ; Learning the blues ; Family life ; Home girl talks girlhood ; On being told I don't speak like a Black person -- John Keene: Jackie Robinson in Sportsmen's Park, 1949 ; Cecil's consolation (1942) ; One revolution ; Winter elegy ; Why I love my father
  • Randall Kenan: Now why come that is? -- Harryette Mullen: She landed on the moon ; Roadmap ; from Muse & Drudge ; Suzuki method ; Black Nikes -- Kevin Powell: Letter to my father -- Claudia Rankine: American light ; Him ; Overview is a place ; The quotidian ; This life -- Darieck Scott: 1979 -- Danzy Senna: The land of Beulah -- Reginald Shepherd: The difficult music ; Desire and the slave trade ; Antibody ; S'il meurt ; Icarus on Fire Island ; At the grave of Hart Crane ; Skin trade -- Natasha Tarpley: from Girl in the mirror -- Natasha Trethewey: At the station ; Speculation, 1939 ; Drapery Factory, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1956 ; Flounder ; Saturday matinee ; Bellocq's Ophelia -- Rebecca Walker: Higher yellow -- Anthony Walton: from Mississippi -- Philippe Wamba: Of prophets and madmen -- Colson Whitehead: The all-night bodega of souls -- Daniel Jerome Wideman: Singing sankofa -- Joe Wood: The yellow Negro -- Kevin Young: Nineteen seventy-five ; No offense ; Negative ; Charlie Chan on horn ; Langston Hughes ; Homage to Phillis Wheatley
Control code
ocm43506025
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Isbn
9780688168766
System control number
(Sirsi) i0688168760
Terms governing use
Includes bibliographical references (p.[345]-351) and index.

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