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The Oxford anthology of African-American poetry

Author: Arnold Rampersad; Hilary Herbold
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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A literary portrait of contrasting visions and styles covers the key issues important to the African-American experience, including poetry on slavery, the South, protest and resistance, music and religion, spirituality, sexuality and love, and the idea of Africa.
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Poetry
Poésie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Rampersad; Hilary Herbold
ISBN: 0195125630 9780195125634
OCLC Number: 60523035
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxix, 424 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: To make a poet Black --
What is Africa to me? --
The rocking loom of history --
Like walking out of shadow --
If we must die --
This man shall be remembered --
A rock against the wind --
Is she our sister? --
Don't it make you want to cry? --
Whose children are these? --
They are all of me --
Oh, singing tree! --
Oh, my soul is in the whirlwind! --
Dear lovely death --
I dream a world.
Responsibility: edited by Arnold Rampersad ; associate editor, Hilary Herbold.
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