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The Resource Afro-American writing : an anthology of prose and poetry, edited by Richard A. Long and Eugenia W. Collier

Afro-American writing : an anthology of prose and poetry, edited by Richard A. Long and Eugenia W. Collier

Label
Afro-American writing : an anthology of prose and poetry
Title
Afro-American writing
Title remainder
an anthology of prose and poetry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard A. Long and Eugenia W. Collier
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collected pieces reveal the concerns and literary development of African American writers
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810/.8/0896073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS508.N3
LC item number
A37 1985
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Long, Richard A
  • Collier, Eugenia W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • American literature
Label
Afro-American writing : an anthology of prose and poetry, edited by Richard A. Long and Eugenia W. Collier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On imagination ; To the University of Cambridge, in New England ; On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley -- An address to Miss Phillis Wheatley / Jupiter Hammon -- Preamble : from Appeal / David Walker -- An address to the slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet -- To Eliza ; The art of a poet ; Slavery / George Horton -- Escape of Clotel : from Clotel, or, The president's daughter / William Wells Brown -- The right to criticize American institutions ; from My bondage and my freedom ; Nemesis ; Woman suffrage movement ; from Lecture on Haiti / Frederick Douglass -- from Autobiography of a fugitive Negro / Samuel Ward --The slave auction ; The slave mother ; Bury me in a free land / Frances Harper -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child -- Go down Moses -- Joshua fit de battle of Jericho -- Steal away to Jesus -- Roll, Jordan, roll -- Crucifixion --
  • The attitude of the American mind toward the Negro intellect / Alexander Crummell -- The Negro and the nation : from Black and white / T. Thomas Fortune -- A slave among slaves : from Up from slavery ; Speech at the Atlanta Exposition / Booker T. Washington -- The song of the smoke ; A litany of Atlanta ; Of the sorrow songs : from The souls of black folk ; Crime and lynching ; The souls of white folk : from Darkwater ; The comet : from Darkwater / William E.B. Du Bois -- Why be silent? / William Monroe Trotter -- The goophered grapevine / Charles W. Chesnutt -- An antebellum sermon ; We wear the mask ; The poet ; Ere sleep comes down to soothe the weary eyes ; The lynching of Jube Benson / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- An open letter to Thomas Dixon, Jr. / Kelly Miller -- The watchers ; Rhapsody ; The Negro in American literature / William Stanley Braithwaite -- The scarlet woman ; Aunt Jane Allen ; The old repair man / Fenton Johnson -- T'appin -- John Henry -- Bad man ballad -- The remnant : a sermon -- Backwater blues --
  • Harlem : the culture capital / James Weldon Johnson -- Apropos of Africa ; The Negro spirituals / Alain Locke -- The principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association ; An appeal to the conscience of the black race to see itself ; Message from Atlanta prison / Marcus Garvey -- If we must die ; Flame-heart ; Boyhood in Jamaica / Claude McKay -- Song of the son ; Harvest song ; Avey / Jean Toomer -- Young gal's blues ; Song to a Negro wash-woman ; Dream variation ; The doors of life : from Not without laughter ; Simple discusses colleges and color ; Simple and the Rosenwald fund / Langston Hughes -- Nocturne at Bethesda ; from Black thunder / Arna Bontemps -- Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston -- Long gone ; Slim in hell ; Southern road ; Strong men ; Sister Lou ; Negro folk expression : spirituals, seculars, ballads, and work songs / Sterling Brown -- Southern song ; Memory ; Childhood ; We have been believers / Margaret Walker Alexander --
  • Dark symphony ; Zeta : from Harlem gallery / Melvin B. Tolson -- The Negro writer and his relationship to his roots / Saunders Redding -- Middle passage ; Tour 5 ; Veracruz ; The diver / Robert Hayden -- Piano after war ; Mentors ; The mother ; We real cool ; The Chicago defender sends a man to Little Rock ; Life for my child is simple ; Takes time : from In the Mecca ; An aspect of love, alive in the ice and fire : from Riot / Gwendolyn Brooks -- from Invisible man ; Brave words for a startling occasion / Ralph Ellison -- The black psyche / John O. Killens -- A letter from the South : from Nobody knows my name ; Beauford Delaney ; The rockpile / James Baldwin -- Dance of the Abakweta ; Visit of the professor of aesthetics ; Gold is the shade Esperanto ; And through the Caribbean Sea / Margaret Danner -- Facing the challenge of a new age / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Dinner at Diop's ; Towards a black aesthetic / Hoyt W. Fuller -- Status symbol ; Black jam for Dr. Negro ; Vive noir! ; The writers ; Conceptuality / Mari Evans -- Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ; A poem for black hearts ; State/ment / Amiri Baraka -- To Da-duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall -- But he was cool ; Nigerian unity ; Bloodsmiles ; Mixed sketches / Haki Madhubuti --
  • A clutch of social science fiction fiction : from The omni-Americans / Albert Murray -- Introduction : from The way of the new world : the black novel in America / Addison Gayle -- from Gather together in my name / Maya Angelou -- from The bluest eye / Toni Morrison -- from Mumbo jumbo / Ishmael Reed -- Christmas Eve at Johnson's Drug N Goods : from The sea birds are still alive / Toni Cade Bambara -- To hell with dying : from In love and trouble / Alice Walker -- Dear John, dear Coltrane ; We assume : on the death of our son, Reuben Masai Harper ; Photographs : a vision of massacre ; Caves / Michael S. Harper -- Ghost poem #4 ; Rhythm is a groove #2 ; Shine's city / Larry Neal -- Dahomey ; A woman speaks ; Rooming houses are old women / Audre Lorde -- He sees through stone ; The idea of ancestry ; The violent space ; For Langston Hughes / Etheridge Knight -- What happens ; Poem from the Empire State / June Jordan
Control code
10950051
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd and enl. ed.
Extent
xlv, 736 pages
Isbn
9780271003764
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83043224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)751397
Label
Afro-American writing : an anthology of prose and poetry, edited by Richard A. Long and Eugenia W. Collier
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On imagination ; To the University of Cambridge, in New England ; On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley -- An address to Miss Phillis Wheatley / Jupiter Hammon -- Preamble : from Appeal / David Walker -- An address to the slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet -- To Eliza ; The art of a poet ; Slavery / George Horton -- Escape of Clotel : from Clotel, or, The president's daughter / William Wells Brown -- The right to criticize American institutions ; from My bondage and my freedom ; Nemesis ; Woman suffrage movement ; from Lecture on Haiti / Frederick Douglass -- from Autobiography of a fugitive Negro / Samuel Ward --The slave auction ; The slave mother ; Bury me in a free land / Frances Harper -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child -- Go down Moses -- Joshua fit de battle of Jericho -- Steal away to Jesus -- Roll, Jordan, roll -- Crucifixion --
  • The attitude of the American mind toward the Negro intellect / Alexander Crummell -- The Negro and the nation : from Black and white / T. Thomas Fortune -- A slave among slaves : from Up from slavery ; Speech at the Atlanta Exposition / Booker T. Washington -- The song of the smoke ; A litany of Atlanta ; Of the sorrow songs : from The souls of black folk ; Crime and lynching ; The souls of white folk : from Darkwater ; The comet : from Darkwater / William E.B. Du Bois -- Why be silent? / William Monroe Trotter -- The goophered grapevine / Charles W. Chesnutt -- An antebellum sermon ; We wear the mask ; The poet ; Ere sleep comes down to soothe the weary eyes ; The lynching of Jube Benson / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- An open letter to Thomas Dixon, Jr. / Kelly Miller -- The watchers ; Rhapsody ; The Negro in American literature / William Stanley Braithwaite -- The scarlet woman ; Aunt Jane Allen ; The old repair man / Fenton Johnson -- T'appin -- John Henry -- Bad man ballad -- The remnant : a sermon -- Backwater blues --
  • Harlem : the culture capital / James Weldon Johnson -- Apropos of Africa ; The Negro spirituals / Alain Locke -- The principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association ; An appeal to the conscience of the black race to see itself ; Message from Atlanta prison / Marcus Garvey -- If we must die ; Flame-heart ; Boyhood in Jamaica / Claude McKay -- Song of the son ; Harvest song ; Avey / Jean Toomer -- Young gal's blues ; Song to a Negro wash-woman ; Dream variation ; The doors of life : from Not without laughter ; Simple discusses colleges and color ; Simple and the Rosenwald fund / Langston Hughes -- Nocturne at Bethesda ; from Black thunder / Arna Bontemps -- Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston -- Long gone ; Slim in hell ; Southern road ; Strong men ; Sister Lou ; Negro folk expression : spirituals, seculars, ballads, and work songs / Sterling Brown -- Southern song ; Memory ; Childhood ; We have been believers / Margaret Walker Alexander --
  • Dark symphony ; Zeta : from Harlem gallery / Melvin B. Tolson -- The Negro writer and his relationship to his roots / Saunders Redding -- Middle passage ; Tour 5 ; Veracruz ; The diver / Robert Hayden -- Piano after war ; Mentors ; The mother ; We real cool ; The Chicago defender sends a man to Little Rock ; Life for my child is simple ; Takes time : from In the Mecca ; An aspect of love, alive in the ice and fire : from Riot / Gwendolyn Brooks -- from Invisible man ; Brave words for a startling occasion / Ralph Ellison -- The black psyche / John O. Killens -- A letter from the South : from Nobody knows my name ; Beauford Delaney ; The rockpile / James Baldwin -- Dance of the Abakweta ; Visit of the professor of aesthetics ; Gold is the shade Esperanto ; And through the Caribbean Sea / Margaret Danner -- Facing the challenge of a new age / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Dinner at Diop's ; Towards a black aesthetic / Hoyt W. Fuller -- Status symbol ; Black jam for Dr. Negro ; Vive noir! ; The writers ; Conceptuality / Mari Evans -- Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ; A poem for black hearts ; State/ment / Amiri Baraka -- To Da-duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall -- But he was cool ; Nigerian unity ; Bloodsmiles ; Mixed sketches / Haki Madhubuti --
  • A clutch of social science fiction fiction : from The omni-Americans / Albert Murray -- Introduction : from The way of the new world : the black novel in America / Addison Gayle -- from Gather together in my name / Maya Angelou -- from The bluest eye / Toni Morrison -- from Mumbo jumbo / Ishmael Reed -- Christmas Eve at Johnson's Drug N Goods : from The sea birds are still alive / Toni Cade Bambara -- To hell with dying : from In love and trouble / Alice Walker -- Dear John, dear Coltrane ; We assume : on the death of our son, Reuben Masai Harper ; Photographs : a vision of massacre ; Caves / Michael S. Harper -- Ghost poem #4 ; Rhythm is a groove #2 ; Shine's city / Larry Neal -- Dahomey ; A woman speaks ; Rooming houses are old women / Audre Lorde -- He sees through stone ; The idea of ancestry ; The violent space ; For Langston Hughes / Etheridge Knight -- What happens ; Poem from the Empire State / June Jordan
Control code
10950051
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd and enl. ed.
Extent
xlv, 736 pages
Isbn
9780271003764
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83043224
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)751397

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