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Alexander, Elizabeth 1962-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 227 publications in 1 language and 9,031 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Juvenile works  History  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Drama  Pictorial works 
Roles: Speaker, Editor, Actor, Collaborator, Costume designer, Performer, Correspondent, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PS3551.L3494, 811.54
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Publications about Elizabeth Alexander
Publications by Elizabeth Alexander
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Alexander
Workings of the spirit : the poetics of Afro-American women's writing by Houston A Baker( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
American sublime : poems by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 872 libraries worldwide
A fourth collection of poems by the author recalls over a century of African American traditions, knitting together a blend of history, biography, personal experience, pop culture, and dreamscape
Miss Crandall's school for young ladies and little misses of color : poems by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 872 libraries worldwide
Poets Elizabeth Alexander and Marilyn Nelson tell the story of Prudence Crandall's school for African American girls opened in 1833
The essential Gwendolyn Brooks by Gwendolyn Brooks( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
The classic volume by the distinguished modern poet and winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize that represents her technical mastery, her compassionate and illuminating response to a world that is both special and universal, and her warm humanity
Crave radiance : new and selected poems, 1990-2010 by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Over twenty years, Elizabeth Alexander has become one of America's most exciting and important poets. This first career retrospective gathers generous selections from Alexander's previous work, along with twenty pages of new poetry, including her poem "Praise Song for the Day," delivered at Barack Obama's Presidential Inauguration. The result is the definitive volume to date by this quintessential American poet
The black interior : essays by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
The Venus Hottentot by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
These poems range from personal memory to cultural history to human personae: John Coltrane, Frida Kahlo, Nelson Mandela, and "The Venus Hottentot," a nineteenth-century African woman made into a carnival sideshow exhibit. -- p.[4] of cover
Antebellum dream book : poems by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Offers a collection of poems with themes ranging from race, memory, and Southern culture to African American celebrities including Richard Pryor, Muhammad Ali, and Nat King Cole
Praise song for the day : a poem for Barack Obama's presidential inauguration, January 20, 2009 by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Presents a collectible edition of the author's poem which was read at the inauguration of President Barack Obama
Praise song for the day : a poem for Barack Obama's presidential inauguration by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
An illustrated interpretation of the poem that was commissioned for the 44th president's inauguration conveys a message of hope and gratitude as well as a reminder of the responsibilities that individuals and communities share to help promote a better world
Let your motto be resistance : African American portraits by Deborah Willis( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Power and possibility : essays, reviews, and interviews by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Harlem : a century in images ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The impostors ( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Meet Arthur and Stanley, two wrongly accused and out-of-work actors who escape from the police by stowing away aboard a luxury liner. But soon these two impostors find themselves giving the performance of a lifetime - not only to escape the authorities, but to foil the dastardly plot of a deranged crewman who has explosive plans for everyone on board
Body of life by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
American blue : selected poems by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Alexander is a leading American poet whose work has been inspired by history, literature, art and music to the 'rich infinity' of the African-American experience. This title covers subjects ranging from slave rebellions, the Civil Rights movement, Muhammed Ali and Toni Morrison, to the lives of jazz musicians and the 'Venus Hottentot'
Furious flower conversations with African American poets ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A four part video anthology of African American poetry from the 1940s to 1995 offering intimate portraits of leading poets reading and discussing their own works. Part 4 highlights the younger poets of the 1990s who represent the promise and diversity of Black poetry as it develops into the 21st century
Poems in conversation : and a conversation by Elizabeth Alexander( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Furious flower I conversations with African American poets, 1960-1995 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A four part video anthology of African American poetry with leading poets reading and discussing their own works. Part one features verse from the Harlem Renaissance to the Blacks Arts Movement of the 1960s
Special gunpowder by DJ /rupture( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
 
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