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The poetry of the Negro, 1746-1970;

Author: Langston Hughes; Arna Bontemps
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1970.
Series: Doubleday anchor books, AO-73.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Poetry of the Negro, 1746-1970.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1970
(OCoLC)569153565
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes; Arna Bontemps
ISBN: 0385055544 9780385055543
OCLC Number: 99347
Description: xxiv, 645 pages 22 cm.
Contents: Contents :I NEGRO POETS OF THE U.S.A. Bars Fight / Lucy Terry --
An Evening Thought / Jupiter Hammon --
His Excellency General Washington ; On Imagination / Phillis Wheatley --
On Liberty and Slavery / George Moses Horton --
Epigram / Armand Lanusse --
The Slave Auction ; Let the Light Enter / Frances E.W. Harper --
Verse Written in the Album of Mademoiselle / Pierre Dalcour --
The Feet of Judas / George Marion McClellan --
The Way-side Well / Joseph S. Cotter, Sr. --
Miss Melerlee / John Wesley Holloway --
A Litany at Atlanta / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Paul Laurence Dunbar ; An Indignation Dinner / James David Corrothers --
O Black and Unknown Bards ; My City ; Lift Every Voice and Sing / James Weldon Johnson --
Sympathy ; Dawn ; A Negro Love Song ; When Malindy Sings ; Little Brown Baby ; A Death Song ; Ere Sleep Comes Down to Soothe the Weary Eyes ; Compensation / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Sonnet / Alice Dunbar Nelson --
The House of Falling Leaves ; The Watchers ; White Magic: An Ode / William Stanley Braithwaite --
The Teacher ; Tuskegee / Leslie Pinckney Hill --
A Winter Twilight ; For the Candle Light ; When the Green Lies over the Earth ; Tenebris / Angelina Weld Grimké --
My Hero / Benjamin Brawley --
Life Long, Poor Browning ... ; Letter to My Sister ; At the Carnival ; Lines to a Nasturtium ; For Jim, Easter Eve / Anne Spencer --
Enigma ; La Vie C'est la Vie ; Dead Fires ; Oblivion / Jessie Redmond Fauset --
Morning Light ; Arctic Tern in a Museum ; Little Birches / Effie Lee Newsome --
The Heart of a Woman ; Youth ; Remember ; The Suppliant ; Old Black Men ; Interracial ; I Closed My Shutters Fast Last Night ; Recessional ; My Little Dreams / Georgia Douglas Johnson --
San Francisco ; Villanelle of Washington Square ; View Carré / Walter Adolphe Roberts --
Rulers : The Banjo Player ; The Scarlet Woman ; Tired ; Aunt Jane Allen ; When I Die ; The Lonley Mother ; Who Is That A-walking in the Corn? / Fenton Johnson --
Status Quo ; At Early Morn / Binga Dismond --
The Tropics in New York ; After the Winter ; Spring in New Hampshire ; A Song of the Moon ; Harlem Shadows ; America ; White Houses ; If We Must Die ; Baptism ; Flame-heart / Claude McKay --
Banking Coal ; The Blue Meridian / Jean Toomer --
Supplication ; And What Shall You Say? / Joseph S. Cotter, Jr. --
Dark Symphony ; Lamda ; Do / Melvin B. Tolson --
On Seeing Two Brown Boys in a Catholic Church ; Kid Stuff ; Toast ; Letters Found Near a Suicide / Frank Horne --
The Craftsman ; McDonogh Day in New Orleans / Marcus B. Christian --
Nocturne Varial ; Dream Song ; Tranformation / Lewis Alexander --
The Elevator Man Adheres to Form ; Best Loved of Africa ; Dance of the Abakweta / Margaret Danner --
After Winter ; Old Lem ; Foreclosure ; Remembering Nat Turner ; Sister Lou / Sterling A. Brown --
The Mask ; Solace ; Joy ; Interim / Clarissa Scott Delany --
I, Too, Sing America ; Dream Variation ; The Weary Blues ; Mother to Son ; The Negro Speaks of Rivers ; Personal ; Havana Deams ; Harlem Sweeties ; Merry-Go-Round ; Let America Be America Again ; I Thought It Was Tangiers I Wanted ; Song for a Suicide ; Harlem ; Birmingham Sunday ; Motto ; Cultural Exchange / Langston Hughes --
Sonnets ; Lines Written At the Grave of Aleandre Dumas / Gwendolyn B. Bennett --
A Black Man Talks of Reaping ; Miracles ; Nocturne at Bethesda ; Southern Mansion ; Length of Moon ; The Return ; Idolatry ; Close Your Eyes! ; Golgotha Is a Mountain ; A Note of Humility ; The Daybreakers ; Nocturne of the wharves ; God Give to Men / Arna Bontemps --
Epitaph for a Bigot ; Green Valley / Dorothy Vena Johnson --
For a Poet ; The Wise ; For a Lady I Know ; Incident ; Yet Do I Marvel ; Youth Sings a Song of Rosebuds ; From the Dark Tower / Countee Cullen --
The Resurrection ; My Angel ; And One Shall Live in Two ; Muse in Late November ; She Said ... / Jonathan Henderson Brooks --
Poet ; Prescience ; Haven ; Appoggiatura ; Benedicion / Donald Jeffery Hayes --
Four Glimpses of Night ; I Sing No New Songs ; Robert Whitmore ; Flowers of Darkness / Frank Marshall Davis --
Northboun̕ / Lucy Ariel Williams Holloway --
Forgotten Dreams ; On the Death of a Child / Edward Silvera --
Summer Matures ; Fulfillment ; Magalu ; Remember Not ; Invocation ; The Road / Helene Johnson --
Face of Poverty / Lucy Smith --
Urgency / Sarah E. Wright --
Adjuration ; Tumult / Charles Enoch Wheeler --
Plans ; A Young David; Birmingham ; Words / Helen Morgan Brooks --
Without Name / Pauli Murray --
Heart of the Woods / Wesley Curtright --
Freedom in Mah Soul ; Western Town / David Wadsworth Cannon, Jr. --
A Boy's Need ; Crossing a Creek ; Willow Bend and Weep ; On Calvary's Lonely Hill / Herbert Clark Johnson --
The Letter / Beatrice M. Murphy --
O Daedalus, Fly Away Home ; Homage to the Empress of the Blues ; A Ballad of Remembrance ; Runagate Runagate ; Frederick Douglass / Robert E. Hayden --
Creole Girl / Leslie Morgan Collins --
Six O'Clock ; Rag Doll and Summer Birds ; Counterpoint ; Epitaph for a Negro Woman ; The Decision ; Poem for My Brother Kenneth / Owen Dodson --
Memorial Wreath ; Legacy: My South / Dudley Randall --
Where Have You Gone? ... ; If There Be Sorrow / Mari Evans. Molly Means ; We Have Been Believers ; For My People ; October Journey ; Harriet Tubman ; For Mary McLeod Bethune / Margaret Walker --
This Hour / Oliver LaGrone --
Be Daedalus / Nanina Alba --
Ultimate Equality ; Basic / Ray Durem --
The Fishes and the Poet's Hands / Frank Yerby --
Kitchenette Building ; The Birth in a Narrow Room ; "pygmies are pygmies still, though percht on Alps" ; First Fight. Then Fiddle ; The Wall / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Here and Now / Catharine Cater --
Prayer ; Another Day / Isabella Maria Brown --
To Satch ; What Bright Pushbutton? / Samuel Allen --
To an Avenue Sport / Helen Johnson Collins --
Blues for Bessie ; Two Leaqn Cats ... ; Young Poet ; Sunset Horn / Myron O'Higgins --
Journey to a Parallel ; The African Affair / Bruce McM. Wright --
Portrait Phillippines ; Sonnet / Alfred A. Duckett --
Time and Tide / Hazel Washington LaMarre --
Song ; Notes for a Movie Script ; Letter Across Doubt and Distance ; And on This Shore --
Picnic: The Liberated / M. Carl Holman --
Paternal ; Mae's Rent Party / Ernest J. Wilson, Jr. --
A Folding and Unfolding / Welton Smith --
Church Burning: Mississippi ; Black Muslim Boy in a Hospital ; Son James A. Emanuel --
To a Brown Girl / Ossie Davis --
Refugee ; Midway ; Mortality / Naomi Long Madgett --
A Private Letter to Brazil ; The Map / G.C. Oden --
Clubwoman ; Jungle / Mary Carter Smith --
In Spite of All This Much Needed Thunder / Zack Gilbert --
Christophe / Russell Atkins --
For William Edward Burghardt DuBois on his Eightieth Birthday / Bette Darcie Latimer --
Black Man's Feast / Sarah Webster Fabio --
Jazz / Frank London Brown --
Miles' Delight / Ted Joans --
I've Got a Home in that Rock / Raymond Patterson --
Three Kings / James P. Vaughn --
To Vanity / Darwin T. Turner --
Dream / Solomon Edwards --
Madhouse / Calvin C. Hernton --
Four Sheets to the Wind and a One-way Ticket to France / Conrad Kent Rivers --
Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note ; Epistrophe / LeRoi Jones --
Suburbia / Maurice Martinez --
Afterwards, They Shall Dance ; Cincophrenicpoet ; Benediction / Bob Kaufman --
Letter from a Wife / S. Carolyn Reese --
A Juju of My Own / Lebert Bethune --
The Feral Pioneers-for Dancer / Ishmael Reed --
Poems; Birmingham 1962-1964 ; Moths ; Birmingham ; Alabama / Julia Fields --
Cities and Seas ; Ending / Norman Jordan --
Floodtide ; Askia Muhammad Touré --
othello jones dresses for dinner ; 18,000 feet ; eclipse / Ed Roberson --
Just Making it (Blood for Sale) ; The Worker / Richard Thomas. Look at That Gal / Julian Bond --
Gift / Carol Freeman --
Brainwashing Dramatized / Don Johnson --
Sketches of Harlem ; Downtown-Boy Uptown / David Henderson --
Memorandum / Rudy Bee Graham --
TRIBUTARY POEMS BY NON-NEGROES --
The Little Black Boy / William Blake --
To Toussaint L'Ouverture / William Wordsworth --
The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
The Slave's Dream / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
The Farewell / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Stanzas on Freedom / James Russell Lowell --
"Formerly a Slave" / Herman Melville --
The Runaway Slave ; The Wounded Person ; The Drayman ; Ethiopia Saluting the Colors / Walt Whitman --
Toussaint L'Ouverture / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
The Bird and the Tree / Ridgely Torrence --
Mammy Hums ; Jazz Fantasia / Carl Sandburg --
The Congo / Vachel Lindsay --
Defeat / Witter Bynner --
Echoes of Childhood ; Uncle Jim ; Delphy / Alice Corbin --
How Old Brown Took Harpers Ferry / Edmund Clarence Stedman --
Porgy, Maria, and Bess / DuBose Heyward --
The Stong Swimmer / William Rose Benét --
Elegy on a Nordic White Protestant / John Gould Fletcher --
Arthur Mitchell / Marianne Moore --
Upstairs Downstairs / Hervey Allen --
Negroes ; Lynched Negro ; Poem to Negro and Whites / Maxwell Bodenheim --
Small Colored Boy in the Subway / Babette Deutsch --
Little White Schoolhouse Blues / Florence Becker Lennon --
The World Looks On / Louis Newman --
Creed / Walter Lowenfels --
John Brown's Prayer / Stephen Vincent Benét --
Sonnets at Christmas (II) / Allen Tate --
Last Impression of New York ; In War ; Big Man ; Pico Della Mirandola ; Things of the Spirit ; Pen Hy Cane / Mason Jordon Mason --
A Communication to Nancy Cunard / Kay Boyle --
They Are Ours / A.B. Magil --
Boogie-Woogie Ballads / St. Clair McKelway --
Street Scene --
1946 / Kenneth Porter --
Slave Story / Hodding Carter --
Norris Dam ; Daphne ; On a Picture by Pippin, Called "The Den" ; Harpers Ferry / Selden Rodman --
Singing in the Dark / Irma Wassall --
My South / Don West --
Negro Spiritual / Perient Trott --
Songs for a Colored Singer / Elizabeth Bishop --
Government Injunction / Josephine Miles --
Nice Day for a Lynching / Kenneth Patchen --
Lenox Avenue ; The Castle / Sidney Alexander --
The Trial / Muriel Rukeyser --
Recapitulations XI ; The Southerner / Karl Shapiro --
Say Good-bye to Big Daddy / Randall Jarrell --
To a Negro Boy Graduating ; Countee Cullen / Eugene T. Maleska --
Bim Bam / Dorothy Rosenberg --
Juncture / Rea Lubar Duncan --
Recessional for the Class of 1959 of a School for Delinquent Negro Girls / Joseph R. Cowen --
Buckdancer's Choice / James Dickey --
Ode: Salute to the French Negro Poets / Frank O'Hara --
Requiem for "Bird" Parker / Gregory Corso --
The Memory of Boxer Benny (Kid) Paret / Frank Lima BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES Author Biographies AUTHOR INDEX FIRST LINE INDEX.
Series Title: Doubleday anchor books, AO-73.
Responsibility: an anthology edited by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps.

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