Letters to America: Contemporary American Poetry on Race / Edition 1

Letters to America: Contemporary American Poetry on Race / Edition 1

by Al Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814325424

ISBN-13: 9780814325421

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Letters to America features the work of poets who have had the courage to write about race with honesty and passion. Speakign from the experience of Black, Native American, Asian, Arabic, Indian, Hispanic, and white culture, their diverse voices unite in a dialogue of poems which acknowledge and celebrate our differences while exploring America’s shameful…  See more details below

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Letters to America features the work of poets who have had the courage to write about race with honesty and passion. Speakign from the experience of Black, Native American, Asian, Arabic, Indian, Hispanic, and white culture, their diverse voices unite in a dialogue of poems which acknowledge and celebrate our differences while exploring America’s shameful history of racial intolerance. The poets in this anthology include Gwendolyn Brooks, Charles Bukowski, Joy Harjo, Langstong Hughes, Sharon Olds, James Wright, Etheridge Knight, Gary Soto, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Audre Lorde, David Ignatwo, and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814325421
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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