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The ringing ear : black poets lean South

Author: Nikky Finney
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2007.
Series: A Cave Canem Anthology
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The South: to render all that it means to an African American takes someone with acutely tuned senses, someone with a patience, a passion even, for the region's history and contradictions. It takes a poet. In this new anthology, the first of its kind, more than one hundred contemporary Black poets laugh at and cry about, pray for and curse, flee and return to the South"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikky Finney
ISBN: 0820329258 0820329266 9780820329253 9780820329260
OCLC Number: 239032215
Description: xxiv, 405 Seiten ; 23 cm.
Series Title: A Cave Canem Anthology
Responsibility: edited by Nikky Finney.
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An anthology, in which, more than one hundred contemporary black poets laugh at and cry about, pray for and curse, flee and return to - the South.  Read more...

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There are tons of literary anthologies inspired in one way or another by the Southern states. But to say that an anthology of poems about the South by African American writers is overdue would be an Read more...

 
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