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The ghetto reader

Author: David P Demarest; Lois S Lamdin
Publisher: New York, Random House [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Demarest; Lois S Lamdin
OCLC Number: 98726
Description: xiv, 361 pages 24 cm
Contents: Backgrounds. Life in the ghetto / Cecil Roth --
Lament of the children of Israel in Rome / Ferdinand Gregorovius --
A child of the ghetto / Israel Zangwill --
A nation of immigrants / John F. Kennedy --
The Irish inheritance / William V. Shannon --
Prologue / Henry Roth --
The ghetto tenement / Oscar Handlin --
The great migration / St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton --
The idea of ancestry ; Sweethearts in a mulberry tree / Etheridge Knight --
Mainstream of society / Don L. Lee. The street. Observer : crime in the whats? / Russell Baker --
Playgrounds of asphalt --
Summer in Brownsville / Alfred Kazin --
The fastest runner on Sixty-first Street / James T. Farrell --
Homeboy / Malcom X --
Dispossession / Ralph Ellison --
Fifth Avenue, uptown : a letter from Harlem / James Baldwin --
Juke box love song / Langston Hughes --
The steps / Charles P. Williams. Parents and children. The kitchen / Alfred Kazin --
A father's compassion / Sholem Asch --
Death of a grandmother / Harvey Shapiro --
The love of children / Oscar Lewis --
Sex roles in the ghetto / Kenneth Clark --
Black boy / Richard Wright --
Dad's day in court / Claude Brown --
The Negro mother / Langston Hughes --
Death of a grandfather / Ralph Ellison --
As you leave me / Etheridge Knight --
Black and lyrical / Rob Penny. Schools. The rather difficult case of Mr. K*A*P*L*A*N / Leonard Q. Ross --
The loudest voice / Grace Paley --
Theme for English B / Langston Hughes --
Death at an early age / Jonathan Kozol --
Little red schoolhouse / Piri Thomas --
Death of a dropout / Janet Sideman --
Black power and community control of education / Charles V. Hamilton --
The lesson of P.S. 175 / Kenneth Cross --
Lada / Robert Conot --
An elementary school classroom in a slum / Stephen Spender. Workers and professionals. Sam Kravitz, that thief / Michael Gold --
The poor rabbis / Hutchins Hapgood --
In a coffee pot / Alfred Hayes --
I'm proud to be poor / Oscar Lewis --
The revolt against "Welfare Colonialism" / Charles E. Silberman --
Men and jobs / Elliot Liebow --
Detroit red / Malcolm X --
Bub and Ben Franklin / Ann Petry --
Black bourgeoisie / E. Franklin Frazier --
The only one ; Back again, home / Don L. Lee. The arts. The Yiddish theater / Harry Golden --
The Yiddish newspapers / Hutchins Hapgood --
Chicken liver and schmaltz / Harry Golden --
Sentimentalizing the Jews / Robert Alter --
Soul food ; The screamers ; The myth of a "Negro literature" / LeRoi Jones --
Towards a Black aesthetic / Hoyt W. Fuller --
The job / Ben Caldwell --
"Say it loud, I'm Black and I'm proud" / James Brown. Prophets and politicians. Abraham / Delmore Schwartz --
Portrait / Hyam Plutzik --
Black is my favorite color / Bernard Malamud --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
A moral issue / John F. Kennedy --
The American dream / Richard M. Nixon --
Domestic law and international order / Eldridge Cleaver --
Black is good / Stokely Carmichael --
Harlem / Langston Hughes --
For Nubian dudes steeped deep in Negritude / Rob Penny.
Responsibility: [edited by] David P. Demarest [and] Lois S. Lamdin.

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