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Rediscovering African American Poetry

M. Blount

Rediscovering African American Poetry

by M. Blount

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • USA,
  • Black studies,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11182483M
    ISBN 100691024634
    ISBN 109780691024639

    about African-American Women before with Secondary Bibliography to the Present. Comps. Jean Fagan Yellin and Cynthia D. Bond. (New York: Oxford University Press, ), i-xxi, pp., index, $ cloth. Introduction Christian (Black Feminist Criticism, , p. ) has observed that the poetry of African American women in the. Prose, drama, and poetry. Through the slave narrative, African Americans entered the world of prose and dramatic William Wells Brown, an internationally known fugitive slave narrator, authored the first black American novel, Clotel; or, The President’s tells the tragic story of the beautiful light-skinned African American daughter of Thomas Jefferson and his.

    This book will be indispensable to critics interested in African American uses of the sonnet and fixed forms more generally. - Anthony Reed, author of Freedom Time: The Poetics and Politics of Black Experimental Writing. A well-conceived book on an important subject . American poetry is poetry of the United arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the Thirteen Colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among Native American societies). Unsurprisingly, most of the early colonists' work relied.

      Author Liesl Olson to recount book on shaping Modernism. American high school and even junior high school students learn something of the Harlem Renaissance, the year period after World War I when African-American literature, painting, music, and theater exploded with creativity in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City.   Free Online Library: Lillian B. Horace and the literature of white estrangement: rediscovering an African American intellectual of the Jim Crow era.(Report) by "The Mississippi Quarterly"; Literature, writing, book reviews Regional focus/area studies African American women authors Works African American women writers African Americans Jim Crow laws Racism in literature .


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African American poets as early as the American Revolution wrote verse reflective of the time in which they lived. The earliest known black American poets: Jupiter Hammon (), Lucy Terry () and Phillis Wheatley (_) constructed their poems on contemporary models.

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