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Dark symphony: Negro literature in America,

Author: James A Emanuel; Theodore L Gross
Publisher: New York, Free Press [1968]
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Anthology of African American literature from the 1890s to the 1960s.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Anthologie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dark symphony: Negro literature in America.
New York, Free Press [1968]
(OCoLC)575622621
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Emanuel; Theodore L Gross
OCLC Number: 404426
Description: xviii, 604 pages 21 cm
Contents: I. EARLY LITERATURE --
A child's reasoning ; Letter to his master, Thomas Auld / Frederick Douglass --
The goophered grapevine / Charles Waddell Chesnutt --
The party ; A song ; We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
The song of the smoke ; Of the sons of master and man / W.E.B. DuBois --
II. NEGRO AWAKENING --
O black and unknown bards ; Sence you went away / James Weldon Johnson --
The new Negro / Alain Locke --
America ; The White House ; Harlem dancer ; In bondage ; Harlem shadows ; The white city ; North and South ; Baptism ; If we must die / Claude McKay --
Esther ; Avey / Jean Toomer --
Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher --
The yellow one / Eric Walrond --
Negro character as seen by white authors / Sterling A. Brown --
Yet do I marvel ; Heritage ; For a poet ; For a pessimist ; For John Keats ; For Paul Laurence Dunbar ; She of the dancing feet sings ; Counter mood ; Song in spite of myself ; Nothing endures ; Magnets ; Sonnet : what I am saying now was said before--
; Sonnet : these are no wind-blown rumors, soft say-sos--
; To France ; Scottsboro, too, is worth its song / Countee Cullen --
III. MAJOR AUTHORS --
The Negro speaks of rivers ; Mulatto ; The Negro mother ; Evenin' air blues ; Dream boogie ; On the road ; Dear Dr. Butts ; Jazz, jive, and jam / Langston Hughes --
The man who killed a shadow ; The ethics of living Jim Crow / Richard Wright --
Flying home ; King of the bingo game ; Hidden name and complex fate / Ralph Ellison --
Notes of a native son ; Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
IV. CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE --
Train whistle guitar / Albert Murray --
Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams --
Brazil / Paule Marshall --
The sky is gray / Ernest J. Gaines --
Cry for me / William Melvin Kelley --
From 'Harlem gallery' / Melvin B. Tolson --
Southern mansion ; Miracles ; Reconnaissance / Arna Bontemps --
The diver ; Frederick Douglass ; Runagate runagate / Robert E. Hayden --
The Southern road ; Booker T. and W.E.B. ; Perspectives ; To the mercy killers / Dudley Randall --
For my people ; Molly Means / Margaret A. Walker --
From "The womanhood" in Annie Allen ; Section II of "The womanhood" in Annie Allen ; The egg boiler / Gwendolyn Brooks --
A clown at ten ; Emmett Till ; After the record is broken ; A pause for a fine phrase / James A. Emanuel --
The alarm clock ; --and the old women gathered ; When in Rome ; Black jam for dr. negro / Mari Evans --
Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ; A poem for black hearts ; Jitterbugs / Leroi Jones --
Trends in Negro American literature (1940-65) / Arthur P. Davis --
Emerson and the South / Philip Butcher --
Society and the self in recent American literature / Nathan A. Scott, Jr. --
Into the mainstream and oblivion / Julian Mayfield.
Responsibility: edited by James A. Emanuel and Theodore L. Gross.

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Anthology of African American literature from the 1890s to the 1960s.

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