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Trouble the water : 250 years of African-American poetry

Author: Jerry Washington Ward
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Mentor, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of African-American poetry represents 250 years of the black experience, with selections from a wide variety of poets.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Washington Ward
ISBN: 0451628640 9780451628640
OCLC Number: 36240907
Language Note: English and French.
Description: 566 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Oral poetry: slave creations: Juba --
Mistah rabbit --
Raise a ruckus tonight --
Juber --
Mary don you weep --
When-a mah blood runs chilly an col --
Soon one mawning --
Motherless child --
Nobody knows da trubble ah see --
Were you dere? --
Do lawd --
Voices before freedom (1746-1865): Lucy Terry Prince --
Phillis Wheatly --
Jupiter Hammon --
George Moses Horton --
Daniel A. Payne --
Ann Plato --
James M. Whitfield --
Les Cenelles --
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper --
Voices of Reconstruction (1865-1910): Albery A. Whitman --
Henrietta Cordelia Ray --
James Edwin Campbell --
Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr. --
James David Corrothers --
Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Early twentieth century (1910-1960): James Weldon Johnson --
William Stanley Braithwaite --
Angelina Weld Grimke --
Anne Spencer --
Georgia Douglas Johnson --
Fenton Johnson --
Claude McKay --
Jean Toomer --
Joseph Seamon Cotter Jr. --
Melvin B. Tolson --
May Miller --
Marcus B. Christian --
Sterling A. Brown --
Clarissa Scott Delaney --
Langston Hughes --
Arna Bontemps --
Gwendolyn Bennett --
Countee Cullen --
Jonathan Henderson Brooks --
Frank Marshall Davis --
Richard Wright --
Robert Hayden --
Owen Dodson --
Margaret Walker --
Margaret Esse Danner --
Gwendolyn Brooks --
Samuel Allen --
Naomi Long Madgett --
Voices for a new age 1960s/1970s: Elma Stuckey --
Dudley Randall --
Lance Jeffers --
Mari Evans --
Pinkie Gordon Lane --
Bob Kaufman --
Maya Angelou --
Ted Joans --
Sarah Webster Fabio --
Raymond R. Patterson --
Alvin Aubert --
Etheridge Knight --Tom Dent --
Calvin Herton --
Gerald Barrax --
Andre Lorde --
Sonia Sanchez --
Amiri Baraka --
Henry L. Dumas --
Ahmos Zu-Bolton --
Lucille Clifton --
Clarence Major --
Jayne Cortez --
June Jordan --
Eugene Redmond --Larry Neal --
Ishmael Reed --
Askia Muhammad Toure --
Julia Fields --
Michael S. Harper --
Al Young --
Nayo Barbara Malcolm Watkins --
Sterling D. Plumpp --
Haki R. Madhubuti --
David Henderson --
Quincy Troupe --
Nikki Giovanni --
Alice Walker --
Lorenzo Thomas --
Carolyn Rodgers --
Kalamu ya Salaam --
George Barlow --
Ntozake Shange --
Kenneth A. McClane --
Voices for a new age 1980s/1990s: Colleen McElroy --
Sybil Kein --
Virgia Brocks-Shedd --
Houston A. Baker Jr. --
Wanda Coleman --
Julius E. Thompson --
Yusef Komunyakaa --
Kiarri T.H. Cheatwood --
E. Ethelbert Miller --
Quo Vadis Gex-Breaux --
Angela Jackson --
Rita Dove --
Leonard D. Moore --
Harryette Mullen --
Charles R. Braxton.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Jerry W. Ward, Jr.

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An anthology of African-American poetry represents 250 years of the black experience, with selections from a wide variety of poets.

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