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The Negro caravan : writings by American Negroes

Author: Sterling A Brown; Arthur Paul Davis; Ulysses Lee
Publisher: New York : Dryden Press, ©1941.
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Negro caravan.
New York : Dryden Press, ©1941
(OCoLC)575504508
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sterling A Brown; Arthur Paul Davis; Ulysses Lee
OCLC Number: 1967318
Notes: Includes index.
Contains writings and brief biographical sketches of over fifty Afro-American authors, including Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Claude McKay, Phillis Wheatley, Paul Laurence Dunbar, W.E.B. DuBois, Countee Cullen, and Sterling A. Brown.
Description: xviii, 1082 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
The short story --
The heoic slave / Frederick Douglasss --
The sheriff's children / Charles W. Chesnutt --
Blood-burning mooon / Jean Toomer --
Avey / Jean Toomer --
Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher --
Fog / John F. Matheus --
The Flyer / Cecil Blue --
From black warriors / George Schuyler --
Slave on the block / Langston Hughes --
The making of mamma Harris / Ted Poston --
The night's for cryin' / Chester Himes --
Bright and morning star / Richard Wright --
The novel --
speculating in slaves / William Wells Brown --
Quadroon; Octoroon / William Wells Brown --
Conspiracy / Martin R. Delany --
The storm breaks / Charles W. Chestnutt --
Camp meeting / James Weldon Johnson --
The porter debates the senator / J.A. Rogers --
A negro doctor in the south / Walter White --
Color-struck / Jessie Fauset --
The treeing of the chef / Claude McKay --
Shine and Sheba / Rudolph Fisher --
Miss cramp and the function / Rudolph Fisher --
A world-shaking discovery / George Schuyler --
Niggeratti manor / Wallace Thurman --
Guitar / Langston Hughes --
Dance / George W. Henderson --
Sharecropping / George E. Lee --
Hurricane / Zora Neale Hurston --
Conspirator / Arna Bontemps --
The trail / Arna Bontemps --
Oystering / Arna Bontemps --
Steel mill rhythm / William Attaway --
Poetry --
To the Eael of Dartmouth / Phillis Wheatley --
His Excellency general Washington / Phillis Wheatley --
Liberty and peace / Phillis Wheatley --
To George Moses Horton, myself / George Moses Horton --
On liberty and slavery / George Moses Horton --
To Eliza / George Moses Horton --
America / James M. Whitfield --
Eliza Harris / Frances E.W. Harper --
The slave auction / Frances E.W. Harper --
Bury me in a free land / Frances E.W. Harper --
Let the light enter / Frances E.W. Harper --
From Twasinta's Seminoles; or rape of florida / Alvery A. Whitman --
Ere sleep comes down / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
The party / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
At candle-lighting time / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Sympathy / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Forever / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Robert Bould Shaw --
Harriet Beecher Stowe / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
A song / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
The debt / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Signs of the times / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
A christmas folk song / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Itching Heels / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
A death song / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Ol' doc' Hyar / James Edwin Campbell --
When ol' sis Judy pray / James Edwin Campbell --
The watchers / W.S. Braithwaite --
Sandy Star / W.S. Braithwaite --
A litany at Atlanta / W.E.B. DuBois --
O black and unknown bards / James Weldon Johnson --
Brothers / James Weldon Johnson --
Sence you went away / James Weldon Johnson --
The prodigal son / James Weldon Johnson --
Go down death / James Weldon Johnson --
St. Peter relates an incident / James Weldon Johnson --
So quietly / Leslie Pinckney Hill --
Tuskegee / Leslie Pinckney Hill --
The heart of a woman / Georgia Douglass --
The suppliant / Johnson --
I closed my shutters fast last night / Johnson --
I want to die while you love me / Johnson --
Hushed by the hands of sleep / Angelina W. Grimike --
Surrender / Angelina W. Grimke --
When the green lies over the earth / Angelina W. Grimke --
A winter twilight / Angelina W. Grimke --
The tragedy of Pete / Joseph Seamon Cotter, Sr --
And what shall you say? / Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr --
Rain music / Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr --
Tired / Fenton Johnson --
The scarlet woman / Fenton Johnson --
Baptism / Claude McKay --
America / Claude McKay --
White houses / Claude McKay --
If we must die / Claude McKay --
The lynching / Claude McKay --
Flame-heart / Claude McKay --
Life-long, poor browning / Anne Spencer --
At the carnival / Anne Spencer --
Before the feast of Shushan / Anne Spencer --
Line to a Nastutium / Anne Spencer --
Song of the son / Jean Toomer --
Georgia Dusk / Jean Toomer --
Heritage / Countee Cullen --
To John Keats, poet at springtime / Countee Cullen --
Incident / Countee Cullen --
A brown girl dead / Countee Cullen --
From the dark tower / Countee Cullen --
Youth sings a song of rosebuds / Countee Cullen --
Pilate in modern America / George Leonard Allen --
To melody / George Leonard Allen --
The resurrection / Jonathan Brooks --
The last quarter moon of the dying year / Jonathan Brooks --
The negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes --
The weary blues / Langston Hughes --
To midnight Nan at Leroy's / Langston Hughes --
Young Gal's blues / Langston Hughes --
Song for a dark girl / Langston Hughes --
Let America be America again / Langston Hughes --
Song to a negro washwoman / Langston Hughes --
The death bed / Waring Cuney --
No images / Waring Cuney --
Hard time blues / Waring Cuney --
Northboun' / Lucy Ariel Williams --
Nigger / Frank Horne --
Nocturne at Bethesda / Arna Bontemps --
A black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps --
Long gone / Sterling A. Brown --
Slim in hell / Sterling A. Brown --
Southern road / Sterling A. Brown --
Old Lem / Sterling A. Brown --
Break of day / Sterling A. Brown --
Strong men / Sterling A. Brwon --
Snapshots of the cotton south / Frank Marshall Davis --
Robert Whitmore / Frank Marshall Davis --
Arhur Ridgewood, M.D. / Frank Marshall Davis --
Giles Johnson, Ph. D. / Frank Marshall Davis --
Dark symphony / Melvin B. Tolson --
I have seen black hands / Richard Wright --
Cradle song / Owen Dodson --
Miss Packard and Miss Giles / Owen Dodson --
Prophesy / Robert E. Hayden --
Gabriel / Robert E. Hayden --
Speech / Robert E. Hayden --
Obituary / Robert E. Hayden --
Bacchanal / Robert E. Hayden --
For my people / Margaret Walker --
Folk literature --
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child --
Swing low, swing chario' --
Steal away --
Deep river --
I got home in that rock --
I been rebuked and I been scorned --
De hammer keeps ringing --
De ole sheep dey know de road --
De blind man stood on the road --
He never said a mumbaling word --
Jushua fit de battle of Jericho --
O Mary. Don't you weep --
Go down, Moses --
Slavery chain --
No more auction block --
Noah --
If I had my way --
My God is a rock --
Slave Seculars --
Song (from Frederick Douglass) --
Song (from Martin R. Delany) --
Promises of freedom --
He is my horse --
Did you feed my cow? --
Folk song --
Run, nigger, run --
Raise a rukus tonight --
Aphorisms --
Ballads --
John Henry --
Bad man ballad --
Poor Lazarus --
De ballit of de boll weevil --
Old dog blue --
Frankie and Johnny --
Stackalee --
Work songs and social --
Songs --
Hammer song --
Death letter --
Roberta Lee --
It sound like thunder --
Hyah come de cap'm --
Social protest songs --
Standin' on de corner --
Lay down late --
Me and my cap'n --
Solicosis blues --
Blues --
St. Louis Blues --
Dink's blues --
Mamie's blues --
Grievin' hearted blues --
Dirty no-gooder's blues --
The southern blues --
She's ma Mary --
Backwater blues --
When the levee breaks --
St. Louis cyclone blues --
Hard times blues --
Folk tales --
From mules and men --
Folk sermon --
From Jonah's gourd vine. V Drama --
Bad man / Randolph Edmonds --
The seer / James w. Butchner, Jr --
Jedgement day / Thomas D. Pawley, Jr --
From divine comedy / Owen Dodson --
From big white fog / Theodore Ward --
VI Speeches, pamphlets, and letters --
Attack upon abjectness and ignorance / David Walker --
Extinguishing an extinguisher / Henry Highland Garnet. --
Letter to his master / Frederick Douglass --
Speech in Fanueil hall / Frederick Douglass --
Speech on the fugitive slave bill / Samuel Ringgold Ward --
Letters / William Wells Brown --
Condition of free negroes / Martin R. Delany --
Practical efforts / Martin R. Delany --
Letter to Garrison / William C. Nell --
Speech before sentence / Charles Langston --
Reply to his old mistress / Jermain W. Loguen --
Life on the sea islands / Charlotte Forten --
Defense of the negro race / George H. White --
From the exodus / John Merger Langston --
Speech at the Atlanta exposition / Booker T. Washington --
The negro's place in world reorganization / Marcus Garvey --
The Faith o fthe American negro / Mordecai W. Johnson --
Good news for the underprivileged / Howard Thurman --
VII Biography --
Abolitionist rescue / Milton Clarke --
Home at dawn / Josiah Henson --
Christmas on bayou boeuf / Solomon Northup --
Treatment of slaves on Lloyd's plantation / Frederick Douglass --
The Death of Lincoln / Eliabeth Keckley --
Young school master / Daniel A. Payne --
Called to preach / Daniel A. Payne --
Birth and early childhood / Booker T. Washington --
War activities / Robert Russa Morton --
A Christian missionary college / William Pickens --
From the lower rungs of the ladder / Benjamin G. Brawley --
The DuBois-Washington controversy / W.E.B. DuBois --
Search for employment / W.S. Braithwaite --
Georgia trail / Angelo Herndon --
Captain F. and the mayor of Norfolk / William Still --
John Jasper: the sun do move / Benjamin G. Brawley --
Sojourner truth / Arthur Huff Fauset --
A Biographical sketch of Archibald H. Grimke --
Some personal reminiscences of Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Paul Robeson and the provincetowers / Eslanda Goode Robeson --
VIII Essays Historical essays --
History made to order / Carter G. Woodson --
The Narrators / The Federal Writers --
Project --
From slave row --
Negro troops in civil war / George Washington Williams --
From the collapse of the confederacy / Charles H. Wesley --
Land and labor in the south / T Thomas Fortune --
An open letter to Thomas Dixon, Jr / Kelly Miller --
From the shadow of the plantation / Charles S. Johnson --
The pathology of race prejudice / E. Franklin Frazier --
The economics of the founding fathers / Abram L. Harris --
Disfranchisement of the negro / Ralph J. Bunche --
The education of the negro in the United States / Charles H. Thompson --
Cultural essays --
he new negro / Alain Locke --
Henry Ossawa Tanner / James A. Porter --
Early negro shows / James Weldon Johnson --
Of the sorrow songs / W.E.B. DuBois --
The negro dance / Katherine Dunham --
Personal essays --
A visit to Dunbar's tomb / Wendell Phillis Dabney --
I investigate lynchings / Walter White --
Mrs. Bailey pays the rent / Ira DeA. Reid --
A glorious company / Allison Davis --
A negro looks at his south / Horace Man Bond --
Confessions of an unwilling Nordic / Rayford W. Logan --
The ethics of living Jim Crow / Richard Wright.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Sterling A. Brown, Arthur P. Davis, and Ulysses Lee.

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