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Anthology of American Negro literature by Sylvestre Cornelius Watkins

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Sylvestre Watkins; with an introduction by John T. Frederick.
SeriesThe Modern Library of the world"s best books
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Open LibraryOL19633488M

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The story behind Negro: An Anthology is as legendary as its contents. In the late s, Nancy Cunard, socially conscious, British, white, upper-class nonconformist and heir to the famed Cunard Shipping Line, married a black man and single-handedly put out copies of a groundbreaking by: Anthology of American Negro Literature Hardcover – January 1, by V. F Calverton (Author)5/5(1). OCLC Number: Notes: "Biographical notes": pages []l. Description: xvii, pages ; 19 cm. Contents: Almos' a man / Richard Wright --Truant / Claude McKay --One Friday morning / Langston Hughes --The goophered grapevine / C.W. Chesnutt --The city of refuge / Rudolph Fisher --The gilded six-bits / Zora N. Hurston --A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps --The Negro press today / Roi. OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages 17 cm: Contents: FICTION: Short Story. Fern / Jean Toomer --The Goophered Grapevine / Charles Waddell Chesnutt --The Yellow One / Eric Walrond --Blades of Steel / Rudolph Fire in the Flint / Walter White --The Dark Princess / W.E.B. Du Bois --There is Confusion / Jessie Fauset --The Blacker the Berry / Wallace Thurman.

The Book of American Negro Poetry. Preface: THERE; is, perhaps, a better excuse for giving an Anthology of American Negro Poetry to the public than can be offered for many of the anthologies that have recently been issued. The public, generally speaking, does not know that there are American Negro poets—to supply this lack of. BLACK VOICES is the most widely-read and acclaimed Afro-American anthology ever assembled. In its pages is the core of the black literary heritage of America, ranging from slavery days to the post-Martin Luther King era/5. There is, perhaps, a better excuse for giving an Anthology of American Negro Poetry to the public than can be offered for many of the anthologies that have recently been issued. The public, generally speaking, does not know that there are American Negro poets--to supply this lack of information is, alone, a work worthy of somebody's effort. In African American literature: The Harlem Renaissance of the s, epitomized in The New Negro (), an anthology edited by Alain Locke that featured the early work of some of the most gifted Harlem Renaissance writers, including the poets Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, and Claude McKay and the novelists Rudolph Fisher, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jean Toomer.

Read this book on Questia. This anthology of the writings of American Negroes has three purposes: (1) to present a body of artistically valid writings by American Negro authors, (2) to present a truthful mosaic of Negro character and experience in America, and (3) to collect in one volume certain key literary works that have greatly influenced the thinking of American Negroes, and to a lesser.   Anthology of African American Literature book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Dozens of works and nine different authors make u 4/5. In presenting a more inclusive canon of American literature, The Heath Anthology changed the way American literature is taught. The Sixth Edition continues to balance the traditional, leading names in American literature with lesser-known writers and have built upon the anthology's other strengths: its apparatus and its : Wendy Martin, Sandra A. Zagarell, Jackson R. Bryer, Anne Goodwyn Jones, Mary Pat Brady, Richard Yarb. William Stanley Braithwaite, "The Negro in American Literature ()", Within the Circle: An Anthology of African American Literary Criticism from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, Angelyn Mitchell. Download citation file: Zotero; Reference Manager.