WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Gwendolyn 1917-2000

Overview
Works: 518 works in 1,005 publications in 1 language and 46,875 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Editor, Compiler, Narrator, Signer, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Speaker, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PS3503.R7244, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Gwendolyn Brooks Publications about Gwendolyn Brooks
Publications by  Gwendolyn Brooks Publications by Gwendolyn Brooks
posthumous Publications by Gwendolyn Brooks, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gwendolyn Brooks
Selected poems by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a selection of poems from three earlier books: "A Street in Bronzeville," "Annie Allen," and "The Bean Eaters" as well as some new selections
Bronzeville boys and girls by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
16 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple poems that reflect the experiences and feelings of African American children living in big cities
In the Mecca; poems by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
10 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of Gwendolyn Brooks by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
8 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A street in Bronzeville.-Annie Allen.-Maud Martha.-The beat eaters.-In the Mecca
Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
28 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A first novel by this world class poet, Maud Martha captures the essence of Black life. Gwendolyn Brooks portrays one woman's quest and love for life despite its difficulties. Whether she confronts teenaged love and marriage or the challenges of womanhood and adulthood survival, we come face to face with Maud Martha--recognizing that her beauty and strength reside deep in every one of us.--Page [4] of cover
Annie Allen by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
20 editions published between 1945 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blacks by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of the author's prose and poetry
In Montgomery, and other poems by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of poems that provide monologues of a variety of voices, including urban children, Winnie Mandela, and Alabama civil rights workers
The essential Gwendolyn Brooks by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic volume by the distinguished modern poet and winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize that represents her technical mastery, her compassionate and illuminating response to a world that is both special and universal, and her warm humanity
Jump bad; a new Chicago anthology by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beckonings : [poems] by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
13 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The aching loveliness of these poems is sometimes close to unbearable. Through the magic of Gwendolyn Brooks' words, we hold in our souls' eye a vivid image of our beauty, we glimpse what we might yet be. An incredible woman, this poet: she would urge us into our ultimate, our transcendent humanity, with her love. --Hoyt W. Fuller
A broadside treasury by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To disembark by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Family pictures by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riot by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
12 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To Gwen with love : an anthology dedicated to Gwendolyn Brooks by Patricia L Brown ( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Capsule course in Black poetry writing by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
8 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Portion of that field; the centennial of the burial of Lincoln by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aloneness by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poem distinguishing the difference between loneliness and aloneness, and the virtue of the latter
The near-Johannesburg boy, and other poems by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.06 for Bronzevill ... to 0.59 for Of women, ...)
Alternative Names
Blakely, Gwendolyn Brooks.
Blakely, Gwendolyn Brooks 1917-
Blakely, Gwendolyn Brooks 1917-2000
Brooks Blakely, Gwendolyn 1917-2000
Brooks, Gwendolyn
Brooks, Gwendolyn Elizabeth 1917-2000
Languages
English (293)
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