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African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from the religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753-1784) to 20th-century work of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. Other contributors include James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, many others. Indispensable for students of the black experience in America and any lover of fine poetry. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

poems, from Phillis Wheatley Peters to Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes.

Synopsis:

Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753-1784) to 20th-century work of Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes. Introduction. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Attractive and inexpensive, this carefully chosen collection offers unparalleled insight into the hearts and minds of African-Americans. It will be welcomed by students of the black experience in America and any lover of fine poetry.

Table of Contents

Phillis Wheatley Peters

 On Being Brought From Africa to America

 An Hymn to the Evening

George Moses Horton

 Liberty and Slavery

 Early Affection

 Troubled with the Itch and Rubbing with Sulphur

 Imploring to Be Resigned at Death

 "George Moses Horton, Myself"

Joshua McCarter Simpson

 Away to Canada

 To the White People of America

James Monroe Whitfield

 How Long?

 The Misanthropist

Francis Ellen Watkins Harper

 Bury Me in a Free Land

 To the Union Savers of Cleveland

 From Moses: A Story of the Nile

 "Sir, We Would See Jesus"

 Learning to Read

 Songs for the People

James Madison Bell

 From A Poem Entitled the Day and the War

 From An Anniversary Poem Entitled the Progress of Liberty

Charlotte L. Forten Grimké

 Wordsworth

Alfred Islay Walden

 Wish for an Overcoat

Alberry Alston Whitman

 "From Not a Man, and Yet a Man"

 From Twasinta's Seminoles; or Rape of Florida

Henrietta Cordelia Ray

 Robert G. Shaw

 Verses to My Heart's-Sister

George Marion McClellan

 A September Night

 The Feet of Judas

 A January Dandelion

"Joseph Seamon Cotter, Sr."

 Frederick Douglass

 Dr. Booker T. Washington to the National Negro Business League

 The Don't-Care Negro

Josephine Delphine Henderson Heard

 "They Are Coming?"

Danel Webster Davis

 I Can Trust

 Aunt Chloe's Lullaby

Mary Weston Fordham

 Atlanta Exposition Ode

James Edwin Campbell

 Ol' Doc' Hyar

 Mors et Vita

 De Cunjah Man

 Sciplinin' Sister Brown

James David Corrothers

 "De Black Cat Crossed His Luck"

 Paul Laurence Dunbar

 At the Closed Gate of Justice

 An Indignation Dinner

James Weldon Johnson

 Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

 O Black and Unknown Bards

 The White Witch

Priscilla Jane Thompson

 The Muse's Favor

Paul Laurence Dunbar

 Sympathy

 An Ante-Bellum Sermon

 We Wear the Mask

 When Malindy Sings

 The Haunted Oak

 The Poet

Anne Spencer [Annie Bethel Scales Bannister]

 Dunbar

 White Things

 Letter to My Sister

Claude McKay

 The Harlem Dancer

 If We Must Die

 Flame-Heart

 The Tropics in New York

 Enslaved

Jean Toomer

 Georgia Dusk

 Her Lips Are Copper Wire

Langston Hughes

 The Negro Speaks of Rivers

 Jazzonia

 "I, Too"

 Bound No'th Blues

 Mother to Son

Countee Cullen

 Yet Do I Marvel

 "To John Keats, Poet, at Springtime"

 From the Dark Tower

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486296043
Editor:
Sherman, Joan Rita
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Sherman, Joan Rita
Editor:
Sherman, Joan R.
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Sherman, Joan R.
Author:
Sherman, Joan Rita
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Afro-american authors
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Poetry.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
American poetry - African American authors
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
no. 286
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.19 lb
Age Level:
from 11

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Product details 96 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486296043 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , poems, from Phillis Wheatley Peters to Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes.

"Synopsis" by ,
Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753-1784) to 20th-century work of Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes. Introduction. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by , Attractive and inexpensive, this carefully chosen collection offers unparalleled insight into the hearts and minds of African-Americans. It will be welcomed by students of the black experience in America and any lover of fine poetry.
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