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The Resource Blackamerican literature : 1760-present, Ruth Miller ; with a foreword by John Hope Franklin

Blackamerican literature : 1760-present, Ruth Miller ; with a foreword by John Hope Franklin

Label
Blackamerican literature : 1760-present
Title
Blackamerican literature
Title remainder
1760-present
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Miller ; with a foreword by John Hope Franklin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1921-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Ruth
Dewey number
810.8/08/96073
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PS508.N3
LC item number
M5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Franklin, John Hope
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  • American literature
  • African Americans
Label
Blackamerican literature : 1760-present, Ruth Miller ; with a foreword by John Hope Franklin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 761-771) and 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
  • Foreword: John Hope Franklin -- Part One 1760-1808: Time line -- A narrative of the uncommon sufferings and surprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon,a Negro man / Briton Hammon -- A narrative of the life of John Marrant, of New York, in North America: with an account of the conversion of the King of the Cherokees and his daughter / John Marrant -- An evening thought, A dialogue entitled the kind master and the dutiful servant / Jupiter Hammon -- On being brought from Africa to America, An elegiac poem on the death of George Whitefield, Isaiah LXIII, 1-8, To S. M. a young painter, on seeing his works to his excellency General Washington / Phyllis Wheatley -- from The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African / Gustavus Vassa -- Letter to the Secretary of State / Benjamin Banneker -- A narrative of the proceedings of the colored people during the awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793; and a refutation of some censurees thrown upon them in some publications / Absalom Jones and Richard Allen -- A Thanksgiving sermon / Absalom Jones -- New Year's anthem / Michael Fortune -- Part Two 1809-1863: Time line -- The slave narrative -- from Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself -- from Twenty-two years a slave, and forty years a freeman, embracing a correspondence of several years, while President of Wilberforce Colony, Canada West / Austin Steward -- from A narrative of some remarkable incidents in the life of Solomon Bayley, formerly a slave in the State of Delaware, North America; written by himself, and published for his benefit / Solomon Bayley -- from Narrative of the life of Henry "Box" Brown / Henry "Box" Brown -- from Narrative of the life and adventures of Henry Bibb written by himself / Henry Bibb -- from A narrative of the adventures and escape of Moses Roper, from American slavery / Moses Roper -- from Walker's appeal, in four articles / David Walker
  • An address to the slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet -- The meaning of July fourth for the Negro / Frederick Douglass -- from Clotel or, The President's daughter, a narrative of slave life in the United States / William Wells Brown -- from The gairies and their friends / Frank J. Webb -- from Blake: or, The huts of America / Martin R. Delany -- Love, On liberty and slavery, George Moses Horton, myself / George Moses Horton -- The slave mother, Bury me in a free land, The present age / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- The misanthropist / James M. Whitfield -- Part three,1864-1914: Time line -- folk poetry -- You may bury me in de eas', Nobody knows de trouble I see, My Lord, what a mornin', My way's cloudy, Steal away, Sometimes I feel like a motherless child, Deep river, No more auction block, I got a home in dat rock, I been rebuked and I been scorned, De ole sheep dey know de road, He never said a mumbaling word Oh, Mary, don't you weep, Slavery chain / Anonymous -- The folk sermon -- The wounds of Jesus / C. C. Lovelace -- Dry bones / Anonymous -- De sun do move / John J. Jasper -- Memorial Day oration / George Washington Williams -- from Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington -- from The souls of black folk / W. E. Burghardt DuBois -- The wife of his youth / Charles Chestnutt -- Sympathy, Speakin' at de cou'thouse, The old cabin, The turning of the babies in the bed, The haunted oak, We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Part four 1915-1939: Time line -- The new Negro / Alain Locke -- from The philosophy and opinions of Marcus Garvey or Africa for the Africans / Marcus Garvey -- from God's trombones / James Weldon Johnson -- If we must die, Baptism, America, The lynching, The tired worker, Romance, St. Isaac's church, Petrograd, The wild goat, Flame-heart / Claude McKay -- Yet do I marvel, Fruit of the flower, The litany of the dark people, From the dark tower, That bright chimeric beast, Scottsboro, too, is worth its song / Countee Cullen
  • When I die, The new day, Tired, The banjo player, The scarlet woman, Aunt Jane Allen, Rulers / Fenton Johnson -- Mojo Mike's beer garden, Cabaret, Robert Whitmore, Giles Johnson, Ph.D., Moses Mitchell, Christ is a Dixie Nigger, I sing no new songs / Frank Marshall Davis -- Sister Lou, Ma Rainey, When de saints go ma'ching home, Sporting beasley / Sterling A. Brown -- 'Cruiter / John Matheus -- from Cane / Jane Toomer -- from Black no more / George Schuyler -- Soul gone home / Langston Hughes -- Three choruses from a verse drama: divine comedy / Owen Dodson -- Part five 1940-1963: Time line -- Down by the riverside / Richard Wright -- from Beetlecreek / William Demby -- from Invisible man / Ralph Ellison -- from Go tell it on the mountain / James Baldwin -- from Montage of a dream deferred / Langston Hughes -- Nocturne at Bethesda, A black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps -- Middle passage, Witch doctor, Baha'u'llah in the garden of Ridwan, Full moon, "From the corpse woodpiles, from the ashes" / Robert Hayden -- Far from Africa, Through the varied patterned lace / Margaret Danner -- We have been believers, Kissie Lee, October journey / Margaret Walker -- Dark symphony, African China, Lambda / Melvin B. Tolson -- A moment please, The mules of Caesar, Africa to me, There are no tears / Samuel Allen -- In the Mecca / Gwendolyn Brooks -- If there be sorrow, ...and the old women gathered, Flames, Vive Noir! / Mari Evans -- The swimmer, Speculation / Gloria C. Oden -- from A different drummer / William Melvin Kelley -- from Trumbull Park / Frank London Brown -- from Pinktoes / Chester Himes -- Letter from Birmingham City Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Ghana calls / W. E. Burghardt DuBois -- Part six 1964-Present: Time line -- from The autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X -- Black power / Stokely Carmichael -- from Soul on ice / Eldridge Cleaver -- Day of absence / Douglas Turner Ward -- from The new black poetry / Clarence Major -- The distant drum / Calvin C. Hernton --
  • Believe, believe, Heavy water blues, Night sung sailor's prayer / Bob Kaufman -- Keep on pushing / David Henderson -- A poem for black hearts, Three movements and a coda / LeRoi Jones -- Christmas morning i, when my uncle willie saw, Do not think / Carol Freeman -- The narrative of the black magiciansm, Kuntu / Larry Neal -- Testimonials, I. woman / Julia Fields -- Poem (No name no. 3), My poem / Nikki Giovann
Control code
134453
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 774 pages
Lccn
75124867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)504157
Label
Blackamerican literature : 1760-present, Ruth Miller ; with a foreword by John Hope Franklin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 761-771) and 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
  • Foreword: John Hope Franklin -- Part One 1760-1808: Time line -- A narrative of the uncommon sufferings and surprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon,a Negro man / Briton Hammon -- A narrative of the life of John Marrant, of New York, in North America: with an account of the conversion of the King of the Cherokees and his daughter / John Marrant -- An evening thought, A dialogue entitled the kind master and the dutiful servant / Jupiter Hammon -- On being brought from Africa to America, An elegiac poem on the death of George Whitefield, Isaiah LXIII, 1-8, To S. M. a young painter, on seeing his works to his excellency General Washington / Phyllis Wheatley -- from The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African / Gustavus Vassa -- Letter to the Secretary of State / Benjamin Banneker -- A narrative of the proceedings of the colored people during the awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793; and a refutation of some censurees thrown upon them in some publications / Absalom Jones and Richard Allen -- A Thanksgiving sermon / Absalom Jones -- New Year's anthem / Michael Fortune -- Part Two 1809-1863: Time line -- The slave narrative -- from Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself -- from Twenty-two years a slave, and forty years a freeman, embracing a correspondence of several years, while President of Wilberforce Colony, Canada West / Austin Steward -- from A narrative of some remarkable incidents in the life of Solomon Bayley, formerly a slave in the State of Delaware, North America; written by himself, and published for his benefit / Solomon Bayley -- from Narrative of the life of Henry "Box" Brown / Henry "Box" Brown -- from Narrative of the life and adventures of Henry Bibb written by himself / Henry Bibb -- from A narrative of the adventures and escape of Moses Roper, from American slavery / Moses Roper -- from Walker's appeal, in four articles / David Walker
  • An address to the slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet -- The meaning of July fourth for the Negro / Frederick Douglass -- from Clotel or, The President's daughter, a narrative of slave life in the United States / William Wells Brown -- from The gairies and their friends / Frank J. Webb -- from Blake: or, The huts of America / Martin R. Delany -- Love, On liberty and slavery, George Moses Horton, myself / George Moses Horton -- The slave mother, Bury me in a free land, The present age / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- The misanthropist / James M. Whitfield -- Part three,1864-1914: Time line -- folk poetry -- You may bury me in de eas', Nobody knows de trouble I see, My Lord, what a mornin', My way's cloudy, Steal away, Sometimes I feel like a motherless child, Deep river, No more auction block, I got a home in dat rock, I been rebuked and I been scorned, De ole sheep dey know de road, He never said a mumbaling word Oh, Mary, don't you weep, Slavery chain / Anonymous -- The folk sermon -- The wounds of Jesus / C. C. Lovelace -- Dry bones / Anonymous -- De sun do move / John J. Jasper -- Memorial Day oration / George Washington Williams -- from Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington -- from The souls of black folk / W. E. Burghardt DuBois -- The wife of his youth / Charles Chestnutt -- Sympathy, Speakin' at de cou'thouse, The old cabin, The turning of the babies in the bed, The haunted oak, We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Part four 1915-1939: Time line -- The new Negro / Alain Locke -- from The philosophy and opinions of Marcus Garvey or Africa for the Africans / Marcus Garvey -- from God's trombones / James Weldon Johnson -- If we must die, Baptism, America, The lynching, The tired worker, Romance, St. Isaac's church, Petrograd, The wild goat, Flame-heart / Claude McKay -- Yet do I marvel, Fruit of the flower, The litany of the dark people, From the dark tower, That bright chimeric beast, Scottsboro, too, is worth its song / Countee Cullen
  • When I die, The new day, Tired, The banjo player, The scarlet woman, Aunt Jane Allen, Rulers / Fenton Johnson -- Mojo Mike's beer garden, Cabaret, Robert Whitmore, Giles Johnson, Ph.D., Moses Mitchell, Christ is a Dixie Nigger, I sing no new songs / Frank Marshall Davis -- Sister Lou, Ma Rainey, When de saints go ma'ching home, Sporting beasley / Sterling A. Brown -- 'Cruiter / John Matheus -- from Cane / Jane Toomer -- from Black no more / George Schuyler -- Soul gone home / Langston Hughes -- Three choruses from a verse drama: divine comedy / Owen Dodson -- Part five 1940-1963: Time line -- Down by the riverside / Richard Wright -- from Beetlecreek / William Demby -- from Invisible man / Ralph Ellison -- from Go tell it on the mountain / James Baldwin -- from Montage of a dream deferred / Langston Hughes -- Nocturne at Bethesda, A black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps -- Middle passage, Witch doctor, Baha'u'llah in the garden of Ridwan, Full moon, "From the corpse woodpiles, from the ashes" / Robert Hayden -- Far from Africa, Through the varied patterned lace / Margaret Danner -- We have been believers, Kissie Lee, October journey / Margaret Walker -- Dark symphony, African China, Lambda / Melvin B. Tolson -- A moment please, The mules of Caesar, Africa to me, There are no tears / Samuel Allen -- In the Mecca / Gwendolyn Brooks -- If there be sorrow, ...and the old women gathered, Flames, Vive Noir! / Mari Evans -- The swimmer, Speculation / Gloria C. Oden -- from A different drummer / William Melvin Kelley -- from Trumbull Park / Frank London Brown -- from Pinktoes / Chester Himes -- Letter from Birmingham City Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Ghana calls / W. E. Burghardt DuBois -- Part six 1964-Present: Time line -- from The autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X -- Black power / Stokely Carmichael -- from Soul on ice / Eldridge Cleaver -- Day of absence / Douglas Turner Ward -- from The new black poetry / Clarence Major -- The distant drum / Calvin C. Hernton --
  • Believe, believe, Heavy water blues, Night sung sailor's prayer / Bob Kaufman -- Keep on pushing / David Henderson -- A poem for black hearts, Three movements and a coda / LeRoi Jones -- Christmas morning i, when my uncle willie saw, Do not think / Carol Freeman -- The narrative of the black magiciansm, Kuntu / Larry Neal -- Testimonials, I. woman / Julia Fields -- Poem (No name no. 3), My poem / Nikki Giovann
Control code
134453
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 774 pages
Lccn
75124867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)504157

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