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African American literature : an anthology of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and drama

Author: Demetrice A Worley; Jesse Perry
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : National Textbook Co., ©1993.
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An anthology of over forty selections by African-American authors arranged by major themes. Includes biographical sketches of each author, an activity section, and writing assignments.
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
African American literature.
Lincolnwood, Ill. : National Textbook Co., ©1993
(OCoLC)760087898
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Demetrice A Worley; Jesse Perry
ISBN: 0844257273 9780844257273
OCLC Number: 27941314
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 325 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The slave mother / Frances Watkins Harper --
On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley --
Runagate Runagate / Robert Hayden --
Letter to his master / Frederick Douglass --
From the Dark tower / Countee Cullen --
If we must die / Claude McKay --
I, too / Langston Hughes --
Willie / Maya Angelou --
A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps --
People who could fly / Julius Lester --
Stagolee / Julius Lester --
How Buck won his freedom / Anonymous --
The steel drivin' man / A. Philip Randolph and Chandler Owen --
The man who was almost a man / Richard Wright --
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
The only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley --
In my father's house / Ernest J. Gaines --
To Mississippi youth / Malcolm X --
Mother to son / Langston Hughes --
one thing i dont need / Ntozake Shange --
To Da-duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall --
Magic / Rita Dove --
Plumes / Georgia Douglas Johnson --
Getting the facts of life / Paulette Childress White --
Miss Rosie / Lucille Clifton. The wife of his youth / Charles W. Chesnutt --
Like a winding sheet / Ann Petry --
Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston --
The bean eaters / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The creation / James Weldon Johnson --
Women / Alice Walker --
Thank you, m'am / Langston Hughes --
For my people / Margaret Walker --
See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman --
We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Vive noir! / Mari Evans --
Nikka-Roasa / Nikki Giovanni --
The immediate program of the American Negro / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Preface to a twenty volume suicide note / Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) --
Assassination / Haki Madhubuti (Don L. Lee) --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
On the pulse of morning / Maya Angelou.
Responsibility: Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr. ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni.

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An anthology of over forty selections by African-American authors arranged by major themes. Includes biographical sketches of each author, an activity section, and writing assignments.

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