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Contemporary Black American poets and dramatists

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- African American authors -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited, and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    GenreBio-bibliography.
    SeriesWriters of English
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 C66 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1082297M
    ISBN 100791022137, 0791022382, 0791022382
    LC Control Number94005885

    The Modern American Poetry Site is a comprehensive learning environment and scholarly forum for the study of modern and contemporary American poetry. MAPS welcomes submissions of original essays and teaching materials related to MAPS poets and the Anthology of Modern American Poetry. An acclaimed American poet, storyteller, activist, and autobiographer, Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri. Angelou had a broad career as a singer, dancer, actress, composer, and Hollywood’s first female black director, but became most famous as a writer, editor, essayist, playwright, and poet. As a civil rights activist, Angelou worked for Dr. Martin Luther King.

    This is a non-diffusing subcategory of Category:American poets. It includes poets that can also be found in the parent category, or in diffusing subcategories of the parent. Subcategories. This category has only the following subcategory. American poetry is poetry of the United arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the Thirteen Colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among Native American societies). Unsurprisingly, most of the early colonists' work relied.

    American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature.   Excellent selection of African American poetry from the first 70 years of the 20th century. Included many voices I have never heard before. The volume I read, and now own, came from a library that was about to discard it because the book had been beaten up too badly to repair, from having been heavily read over the past 40 plus years/5.


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Contemporary Black American poets and dramatists. [Harold Bloom;] -- The fourteen black American writers profiled are Ed Bullins, Rita Dove, Nikki Giovanni, Michael S. Harper, June Jordan, Etheridge Knight, audre Lorde, Haki R. Madhubuti, Clarence Major, Thylias Moss.

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—Resources for American Literary Study. Conversely, most contemporary gay poets and playwrights are free from such constraints and have created a remarkable body of work. This reference is a guide to their creative achievements. Alphabetically arranged entries present 62 contemporary gay American poets and dramatists.

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Particular emphasis is on works of. Total Poets: This page is dedicated to the Contemporary American Poets and Poems.

The poets listed below were either born in America or else published much of their poetry while living in that country. See also: Poets by Nationality | All American Poets | American Women Poets.

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