Angela Johnson: Poetic Prose

Angela Johnson: Poetic Prose

by KaaVonia Hinton
     
 

Angela Johnson is a three-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Author award, the Prinz prize, a MacArthur Foundation genius award, and numerous other book awards. She is the author of 40 books including picture books, middle school text books, poetry books, and young adult novels. This book introduces Johnson's work, illuminating its nuances through research and

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Angela Johnson is a three-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Author award, the Prinz prize, a MacArthur Foundation genius award, and numerous other book awards. She is the author of 40 books including picture books, middle school text books, poetry books, and young adult novels. This book introduces Johnson's work, illuminating its nuances through research and interviews and correspondence with Johnson. It provides readers with a detailed literary analysis of each work, with an emphasis on cultural insights and connections to African American literary history as well as a summation of published criticism of her work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810850927
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Studies in Young Adult Literature Series, #23
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Chronology Chapter 3 1. Discovering the Inner Voice Chapter 4 2. From Generation to Generation Chapter 5 3. "Short Takes" Chapter 6 4. Discovering Oneself Chapter 7 5. Discovering Change Chapter 8 6. Discovering Loss Chapter 9 7. Discovering Tradition Part 10 Selected Bibliography Part 11 Index Part 12 About the Author

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