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Author Gibson, Donald B., compiler
Title Modern Black poets; a collection of critical essays. Edited by Donald B. Gibson
Imprint Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, [1973]
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  811.509 G3576 1973    AVAILABLE    30500100212599
Descript viii, 181 pages ; 22 cm
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Series Twentieth century views
A Spectrum book
Twentieth century views
Note Introduction / Donald B. Gibson -- The new Negro poet in the twenties / J. Saunders Redding -- The Black aesthetic in the thirties, forties, and fifties / Dudley Randall -- The good Black poet and the good gray poet : the poetry of Hughes and Whitman / Donald B. Gibson -- Christ in Alabama : religion in the Poetry of Langston Hughes / James A. Emanuel -- I do not marvel, Countee Cullen / Eugenia W. Collier -- A poet's odyssey : Melvin B. Tolson -- Robert Hayden's use of history / Charles T. Davis -- Imamu Amiri Baraka : the quest for moral order / Lee A. Jacobus -- Baraka as poet / Clyde Taylor -- The poetry of three revolutionists : Don L. Lee, Sonia Sanchez, and Nikki Giovanni / R. Roderick Palmer -- The new poetry of Black hate / Arthur P. Davis -- Humanistic protest in recent black poetry
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Twelve critical essays sketch the tradition of black poets in the U.S. from the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920's to the black rage of the 1970's. Separate critiques are devoted to the work of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Melvin B. Tolson, Robert Hayden, and Imamu Amiri Baraka
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-181) and index
Subject American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
African Americans in literature
African Americans -- Intellectual life
American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
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