ISBN-10:
0252062469
ISBN-13:
9780252062469
Pub. Date:
09/01/1992
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
African-American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: An Anthology / Edition 1

African-American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: An Anthology / Edition 1

by Joan R. Sherman

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Overview


In this bestselling companion to her pioneering study, Invisible Poets, Joan Sherman continues to make new generations aware of the "invisible" legacy of nineteenth-century black American poetry. The 171 poems here, by thirty-five men and women, have been transcribed
from first editions and are annotated in detail.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780252062469
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 09/01/1992
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(14)
A Note to the Reader 15(2)
George Moses Horton
17(21)
Noah Calwell Cannon
38(3)
Charles Lewis Reason
41(9)
Ann Plato
50(4)
Joshua McCarter Simpson
54(17)
James Monroe Whitfield
71(23)
Daniel Alexander Payne
94(8)
Alfred Gibbs Campbell
102(10)
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
112(34)
Joseph Cephas Holly
146(7)
George Boyer Vashon
153(13)
Elymas Payson Rogers
166(16)
Adah Isaacs Menken
182(10)
James Madison Bell
192(19)
Charlotte L. Forten Grimke
211(10)
Alfred Islay Walden
221(15)
Albery Allson Whitman
236(29)
Henrietta Cordelia Ray
265(17)
John Willis Menard
282(6)
Robert Charles O'Hara Benjamin
288(5)
Timothy Thomas Fortune
293(13)
James Edwin Campbell
306(19)
Joseph Seamon Cotter, Sr.
325(17)
George Clinton Rowe
342(18)
Josephine Delphine Henderson Heard
360(5)
Daniel Webster Davis
365(17)
Edward W. Williams
382(4)
Paul Laurence Dunbar
386(30)
George Marion McClellan
416(18)
Eloise Alberta Veronica Bibb
434(7)
Mary Weston Fordham
441(6)
Frank Barbour Coffin
447(9)
James Ephriam McGirt
456(8)
Samuel Alfred Beadle
464(8)
Priscilla Jane Thompson
472(12)
Bibliography 484(16)
Subject Index 500(4)
Title and Poet Index 504

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