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The Resource I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by African Americans, edited and with an afterword by Arnold Adoff ; drawings by Benny Andrews ; introduction by Rudine Sims Bishop ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni

I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by African Americans, edited and with an afterword by Arnold Adoff ; drawings by Benny Andrews ; introduction by Rudine Sims Bishop ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni

Label
I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by African Americans
Title
I am the darker brother
Title remainder
an anthology of modern poems by African Americans
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an afterword by Arnold Adoff ; drawings by Benny Andrews ; introduction by Rudine Sims Bishop ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.5080896073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS591.N4
LC item number
I3 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by African Americans, edited and with an afterword by Arnold Adoff ; drawings by Benny Andrews ; introduction by Rudine Sims Bishop ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Beehive / Jean Toomer -- Tired / Fenton Johnson -- Sympathy / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Sorrow is the only faithful one / Owen Dodson -- If the stars should fall / Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) -- For a lady I know / Countee Cullen -- Incident / Countee Cullen -- We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Hokku: in the falling snow / Richard Wright -- Yet do I marvel / Countee Cullen -- / The train runs late to Harlem / Conrad Kent Rivers -- Award / Ray Durem -- Status symbol / Mari Evans -- Black is a soul / Joseph White -- Jacket notes / Ishmael Reed -- The hope of your unborn. The still voice of Harlem / Conrad Kent Rivers -- Dream variation / Langston Hughes -- Listen children / Lucille Clifton -- Change-up / Haki Madhubuti -- Suicide / Alice Walker
  • Contents (cont.): For each of you / Audre Lord -- The men / E. Ethelbert Miller -- Poems for my brother Kenneth, VII / Owen Dodson -- In time of crisis / Raymond Richard Patterson -- The noonday April sun / George Love -- After the winter / Claude McKay -- Four sheets to the wind and a one-way ticket to France / Conrad Kent Rivers -- For my people / Margaret Walker -- Afterword: thirty years after words
  • Contents (cont.): Montgomery / Sam Cornish -- Here where Coltrane is / Michael S. Harper -- Martin Luther King, Jr. / Gwendolyn Brooks -- If we must die. If we must die / Claude McKay -- The lynching / Claude McKay -- "So quietly" / Leslie Pinckney Hill -- The daybreakers / Arna Bontemps -- Song for a dark girl / Langston Hughes -- Old Lem / Sterling A. Brown -- Between the world and me / Richard Wright -- When I know the power of my black hand / Lance Jeffers -- Lynching and burning / Primus St. John -- Endangered species / A1 -- I am the darker brother. I, too, sing America / Langston Hughes -- A Black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps -- From the dark tower / Countee Cullen -- On passing two Negroes on a dark country road somewhere in Georgia / Conrad Kent Rivers
  • Contents (cont.): O Daedalus, fly away home / Robert Hayden -- October journey / Margaret Walker -- Dust bowl / Robert A. Davis -- A ballad of remembrance / Robert Hayden -- Middle passage / Robert Hayden -- The idea of ancestry / Etheridge Knight -- Blackbottom / Toi Derricotte -- Now poem. For us. / Sonia Sanchez -- Our grandmothers / Maya Angelou -- Shall be remembered. Frederick Douglass -- Runagate Runagate / Robert Hayden -- Memorial wreath / Dudley Randall -- Vaticide / Myron O'Higgins -- A poem for Black hearts / Amiri Baraka -- For Malcolm who walks in the eyes of our children / Quincy Troupe -- To Richard Wright / Conrad Kent Rivers -- American gothic / Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) -- When Mahalia sings / Quandra Prettyman -- Yardbird's skull / Owen Dodson
  • Contents: Like I am. Me and the mule / Langston Hughes -- The rebel / Mari Evans -- We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Cross / Langston Hughes -- Aunt Jane Allen / Fenton Johnson -- The whipping / Robert Hayden -- Flash cards / Rita Dove -- Nikki-Rosa / Nikki Giovanni -- A song in the front yard / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Flowers of darkness / Frank Marshall Davis -- Juke box love song / Langston Hughes -- The glory of the day was in her face / James Weldon Johnson -- Bronzeville man with a belt in the back / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Madhouse / Calvin C. Hernton -- Ka'Ba / Amiri Baraka -- For poets / Al Young -- Genealogy. Each morning / Amiri Baraka -- A moment please / Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) -- The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- Southern mansion / Arna Bontemps
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9780689812415
Lccn
96031242
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn228445014
Label
I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by African Americans, edited and with an afterword by Arnold Adoff ; drawings by Benny Andrews ; introduction by Rudine Sims Bishop ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Beehive / Jean Toomer -- Tired / Fenton Johnson -- Sympathy / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Sorrow is the only faithful one / Owen Dodson -- If the stars should fall / Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) -- For a lady I know / Countee Cullen -- Incident / Countee Cullen -- We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Hokku: in the falling snow / Richard Wright -- Yet do I marvel / Countee Cullen -- / The train runs late to Harlem / Conrad Kent Rivers -- Award / Ray Durem -- Status symbol / Mari Evans -- Black is a soul / Joseph White -- Jacket notes / Ishmael Reed -- The hope of your unborn. The still voice of Harlem / Conrad Kent Rivers -- Dream variation / Langston Hughes -- Listen children / Lucille Clifton -- Change-up / Haki Madhubuti -- Suicide / Alice Walker
  • Contents (cont.): For each of you / Audre Lord -- The men / E. Ethelbert Miller -- Poems for my brother Kenneth, VII / Owen Dodson -- In time of crisis / Raymond Richard Patterson -- The noonday April sun / George Love -- After the winter / Claude McKay -- Four sheets to the wind and a one-way ticket to France / Conrad Kent Rivers -- For my people / Margaret Walker -- Afterword: thirty years after words
  • Contents (cont.): Montgomery / Sam Cornish -- Here where Coltrane is / Michael S. Harper -- Martin Luther King, Jr. / Gwendolyn Brooks -- If we must die. If we must die / Claude McKay -- The lynching / Claude McKay -- "So quietly" / Leslie Pinckney Hill -- The daybreakers / Arna Bontemps -- Song for a dark girl / Langston Hughes -- Old Lem / Sterling A. Brown -- Between the world and me / Richard Wright -- When I know the power of my black hand / Lance Jeffers -- Lynching and burning / Primus St. John -- Endangered species / A1 -- I am the darker brother. I, too, sing America / Langston Hughes -- A Black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps -- From the dark tower / Countee Cullen -- On passing two Negroes on a dark country road somewhere in Georgia / Conrad Kent Rivers
  • Contents (cont.): O Daedalus, fly away home / Robert Hayden -- October journey / Margaret Walker -- Dust bowl / Robert A. Davis -- A ballad of remembrance / Robert Hayden -- Middle passage / Robert Hayden -- The idea of ancestry / Etheridge Knight -- Blackbottom / Toi Derricotte -- Now poem. For us. / Sonia Sanchez -- Our grandmothers / Maya Angelou -- Shall be remembered. Frederick Douglass -- Runagate Runagate / Robert Hayden -- Memorial wreath / Dudley Randall -- Vaticide / Myron O'Higgins -- A poem for Black hearts / Amiri Baraka -- For Malcolm who walks in the eyes of our children / Quincy Troupe -- To Richard Wright / Conrad Kent Rivers -- American gothic / Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) -- When Mahalia sings / Quandra Prettyman -- Yardbird's skull / Owen Dodson
  • Contents: Like I am. Me and the mule / Langston Hughes -- The rebel / Mari Evans -- We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Cross / Langston Hughes -- Aunt Jane Allen / Fenton Johnson -- The whipping / Robert Hayden -- Flash cards / Rita Dove -- Nikki-Rosa / Nikki Giovanni -- A song in the front yard / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Flowers of darkness / Frank Marshall Davis -- Juke box love song / Langston Hughes -- The glory of the day was in her face / James Weldon Johnson -- Bronzeville man with a belt in the back / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Madhouse / Calvin C. Hernton -- Ka'Ba / Amiri Baraka -- For poets / Al Young -- Genealogy. Each morning / Amiri Baraka -- A moment please / Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) -- The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- Southern mansion / Arna Bontemps
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9780689812415
Lccn
96031242
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn228445014

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