The Resource African-American literature : an anthology, [compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr

African-American literature : an anthology, [compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr

Label
African-American literature : an anthology
Title
African-American literature
Title remainder
an anthology
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
African-American Literature is a collection of eighty-five selections that exemplify the range and depth of the writing of African Americans, including such early writers as Frederick Douglass and Phillis Wheatley and such modern writers as Haki Madhubuti and Rita Dove. From classic to contemporary, these authors represent the African-American literary tradition at its best. African-American Literature includes poetry, fiction, essays, and drama. In addition, extensive features, including historical and thematic context, biographical information, and writing and discussion questions, provide important support
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/0896073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS508.N3
LC item number
A33 1998
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Worley, Demetrice A
  • Perry, Jesse
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  • American literature
  • African Americans
Label
African-American literature : an anthology, [compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Folk tradition. Motherless child / Anonymous ; Knee-high man tries to get sizable / Carl Carmer ; How Buck won his freedom / Anonymous ; from Eatonville anthology / Zora Neale Hurston ; People who could fly / Julius Lester ; Steel drivin' man / A. Philip Randolph, Chandler Owen ; Swing low, sweet chariot / Anonymous ; Stagolee / Julius Lester -- Language and literacy. Introduction from Black talk / Geneva Smitherman ; Goophered grapevine / Charles W. Chesnutt ; See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman ; Lift every voice and sing / James Weldon Johnson ; I done worked! / Lottie Jackson ; from African garden / Alice Childress ; Creation / James Weldon Johnson -- Blues--pain and survival. Music : black, white and blue / Ishmael Reed ; Blues I'm playing / Langston Hughes ; It's the law : a rap poem / Saundra Sharp ; Sonny's blues / James Baldwin ; Weary blues / Langston Hughes ; Dance bodies #1 / Eugene B. Redmond ; Solo on the drums / Ann Petry ; Canary / Rita Dove -- Slavery--time of trial. Slave mother / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper ; On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley ; Runagate runagate / Robert Hayden ; Letter to his master / Frederick Douglass ; Address to the slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet ; Nat Turner's confession / Nat Turner ; Harriet Tubman is in my blood / Mariline Wilkins ; Song of the son / Jean Toomer -- Standing ground. If we must die / Claude McKay ; I, too / Langston Hughes ; Summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps ; Willie / Maya Angelou ; Address delivered at the opening of the Cotton States' Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia, September, 1895 / Booker T. Washington ; Chapter 3 : of Mr. Booker T. Washington and others / W.E.B. Du Bois ; Miss Rosie / Lucille Clifton
  • Identity. We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar ; from Autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X with Alex Haley ; Hidden name and complex fate / Ralph Ellison ; Where is the Black community? / Joyce Carol Thomas ; Of our spiritual strivings / W.E.B. Du Bois ; All about my job / Alice Childress ; Stranger in the village / James Baldwin ; Epilogue from Invisible man / Ralph Ellison -- Dreamers and revolutionaries. Vive noir! / Mari Evans ; Nikki-Roasa / Nikki Giovanni ; Immediate program of the American Negro / W.E.B. Du Bois ; Preface to a twenty volume suicide note / Amiri Baraka ; Assassination / Haki R. Madhubuti ; Winter in America / Gil Scott-Heron ; To Mississippi youth / Malcolm X ; I have a dream / Martin Luther King Jr. -- Women. Tree of love / Linda Goss ; woman's mourning song / bell hooks ; Getting the facts of life / Paulette Childress White ; Restoration : a memorial--9/18/91 / Audre Lorde ; To da-duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall ; one thing i dont need / Ntozake Shange ; Magic / Rita Dove ; Plumes / Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Men. Strong men / Sterling Brown ; My search for roots / Alex Haley ; Speech delivered at Madison Square Garden, March 1924 / Marcus Garvey ; Black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps ; from Big sea / Langston Hughes ; Only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley ; Minstrel man / Langston Hughes ; Man who was almost a man / Richard Wright -- Relationships. Union of two / Haki R. Madhubuti ; Wife of his youth / Charles W. Chestnutt ; Bean Eaters / Gwendolyn Brooks ; Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston ; Letter from Charles R. Drew / Charles R. Drew ; 1927 from Sula / Toni Morrison ; Valentines / Henry Dumas ; Thank you, m'am / Langston Hughes -- Family and ancestors. For my people / Margaret Walker ; Day lost is a day gone forever / Dorothy West ; Women / Alice Walker ; from In my father's house / Ernest J. Gaines ; Mother to son / Langston Hughes ; Aunt / Al Young ; She walked alone / Daisy Bates
Control code
ocm36343219
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 495 pages
Isbn
9780844259246
Isbn Type
(student ed.)
Lccn
97000346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36343219
Label
African-American literature : an anthology, [compiled by] Demetrice A. Worley, Jesse Perry, Jr
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Folk tradition. Motherless child / Anonymous ; Knee-high man tries to get sizable / Carl Carmer ; How Buck won his freedom / Anonymous ; from Eatonville anthology / Zora Neale Hurston ; People who could fly / Julius Lester ; Steel drivin' man / A. Philip Randolph, Chandler Owen ; Swing low, sweet chariot / Anonymous ; Stagolee / Julius Lester -- Language and literacy. Introduction from Black talk / Geneva Smitherman ; Goophered grapevine / Charles W. Chesnutt ; See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman ; Lift every voice and sing / James Weldon Johnson ; I done worked! / Lottie Jackson ; from African garden / Alice Childress ; Creation / James Weldon Johnson -- Blues--pain and survival. Music : black, white and blue / Ishmael Reed ; Blues I'm playing / Langston Hughes ; It's the law : a rap poem / Saundra Sharp ; Sonny's blues / James Baldwin ; Weary blues / Langston Hughes ; Dance bodies #1 / Eugene B. Redmond ; Solo on the drums / Ann Petry ; Canary / Rita Dove -- Slavery--time of trial. Slave mother / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper ; On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley ; Runagate runagate / Robert Hayden ; Letter to his master / Frederick Douglass ; Address to the slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet ; Nat Turner's confession / Nat Turner ; Harriet Tubman is in my blood / Mariline Wilkins ; Song of the son / Jean Toomer -- Standing ground. If we must die / Claude McKay ; I, too / Langston Hughes ; Summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps ; Willie / Maya Angelou ; Address delivered at the opening of the Cotton States' Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia, September, 1895 / Booker T. Washington ; Chapter 3 : of Mr. Booker T. Washington and others / W.E.B. Du Bois ; Miss Rosie / Lucille Clifton
  • Identity. We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar ; from Autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X with Alex Haley ; Hidden name and complex fate / Ralph Ellison ; Where is the Black community? / Joyce Carol Thomas ; Of our spiritual strivings / W.E.B. Du Bois ; All about my job / Alice Childress ; Stranger in the village / James Baldwin ; Epilogue from Invisible man / Ralph Ellison -- Dreamers and revolutionaries. Vive noir! / Mari Evans ; Nikki-Roasa / Nikki Giovanni ; Immediate program of the American Negro / W.E.B. Du Bois ; Preface to a twenty volume suicide note / Amiri Baraka ; Assassination / Haki R. Madhubuti ; Winter in America / Gil Scott-Heron ; To Mississippi youth / Malcolm X ; I have a dream / Martin Luther King Jr. -- Women. Tree of love / Linda Goss ; woman's mourning song / bell hooks ; Getting the facts of life / Paulette Childress White ; Restoration : a memorial--9/18/91 / Audre Lorde ; To da-duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall ; one thing i dont need / Ntozake Shange ; Magic / Rita Dove ; Plumes / Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Men. Strong men / Sterling Brown ; My search for roots / Alex Haley ; Speech delivered at Madison Square Garden, March 1924 / Marcus Garvey ; Black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps ; from Big sea / Langston Hughes ; Only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley ; Minstrel man / Langston Hughes ; Man who was almost a man / Richard Wright -- Relationships. Union of two / Haki R. Madhubuti ; Wife of his youth / Charles W. Chestnutt ; Bean Eaters / Gwendolyn Brooks ; Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston ; Letter from Charles R. Drew / Charles R. Drew ; 1927 from Sula / Toni Morrison ; Valentines / Henry Dumas ; Thank you, m'am / Langston Hughes -- Family and ancestors. For my people / Margaret Walker ; Day lost is a day gone forever / Dorothy West ; Women / Alice Walker ; from In my father's house / Ernest J. Gaines ; Mother to son / Langston Hughes ; Aunt / Al Young ; She walked alone / Daisy Bates
Control code
ocm36343219
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 495 pages
Isbn
9780844259246
Isbn Type
(student ed.)
Lccn
97000346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36343219

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