African-American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

African-American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

An Anthology

Book - 1992
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Chosen from the work of the unknown as well as the famous, 171 poems by 35 black men and women show poetic mastery of a great variety of subjects and styles, as well as a wide range of attitudes and poetic talents. Every poem has historical importance as a response to the African-American experience by black writers of the period from 1829 to 1900. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1992
ISBN: 9780252019173
Branch Call Number: 811.08 Af835
Characteristics: 506 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: George Moses Horton
Noah Calwell Cannon
Charles Lewis Reason
Ann Plato
Joshua McCarter Simpson
James Monroe Whitfield
Daniel Alexander Payne
Alfred Gibbs Campbell
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Joseph Cephas Holly
George Boyer Vashon
Elymas Payson Rogers
Adah Isaacs Menken
James Madison Bell
Charlotte L. Forten Grimke
Alfred Islay Walden
Albery Allson Whitman
Henrietta Cordelia Ray
John Willis Menard
Robert Charles O'Hara Benjamin
Timothy Thomas Fortune
James Edwin Campbell
Joseph Seamon Cotter, Sr.
George Clinton Rowe
Josephine Delphine Henderson Heard
Daniel Webster Davis
Edward W. Williams
Paul Laurence Dunbar
George Marion McClellan
Eloise Alberta Veronica Bibb
Mary Weston Fordham
Frank Barbour Coffin
James Ephriam McGirt
Samuel Alfred Beadle
Priscilla Jane Thompson
Additional Contributors: Sherman, Joan R.


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