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Lucille Clifton : her life and letters

Author: Mary Jane Lupton
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
Series: Women writers of color.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major figure in contemporary American poetry, Lucille Clifton is the author of 11 books of poetry, one prose memoir, and 19 children's books. This biography covers both the personal and professional life of this renowned African American writer and educator. An extensive bibliography directs readers to reviews, interviews, and other sources of information about Clifton. Lupton is Professor Emeritus at Morgan State  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lupton, Mary Jane.
Lucille Clifton.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006
(OCoLC)607839301
Named Person: Lucille Clifton; Lucille Clifton; Lucille Clifton; Lucille Clifton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jane Lupton
ISBN: 0275984699 9780275984694
OCLC Number: 64688716
Description: xiii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: An early dreamer --
Children and other good news --
Teaching, politics, and so on --
Generations coming and going --
Keeping the story alive --
Fallen body, rising star --
Her lasting gift.
Series Title: Women writers of color.
Responsibility: Mary Jane Lupton.

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Lucille Clifton was born in Depew, New York, in 1936. She is one of the most important and revered African American poets, writers, and educators in the nation. This biography covers Clifton's life  Read more...

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