African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 [NOOK Book]

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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.
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African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927

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Overview


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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486111452
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/2/2012
  • Series: Dover Thrift Editions
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 619,403
  • File size: 717 KB

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
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