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Nikki Giovanni : a literary biography

Author: Virginia C Fowler
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2013.
Series: Women writers of color.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a comprehensive examination of the life and work of Nikki Giovanni, one of the most prolific and well-known poets to emerge during the Black Arts Movement.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikki Giovanni; Nikki Giovanni; Nikki Giovanni
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia C Fowler
ISBN: 9780275987527 0275987523 9780313051340 0313051348
OCLC Number: 780481218
Description: x, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: To be warm all the time: the importance of grandmothers --
Can women be revolutionaries: gender issues in the black arts movement --
Running the kitchen, standing the heat --
Accomplishment and responsibility --
In, but not of, the academy --
Life changes --
The poet, the person, the legacy.
Series Title: Women writers of color.
Responsibility: Virginia C. Fowler.

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"More avant-garde than representative of the Black Arts Movement, Giovanni's militant and impassioned cry for change began her lifelong campaign for civil justice. Her support and willingness to Read more...

 
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