Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown (Harper colophon books)

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9780060910167: Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown (Harper colophon books)

Arguably the greatest African-American poet of the century, Sterling Brown was instrumental in bringing the traditions of African-American folk life to readers all over the world. This is the definitive collection of Brown's poems, and the only edition available in the U.S.

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Sterling A. Brown was one of the most important and influential figures in the development of African-American literature and criticism in the twentieth century. Born in Washington, D.C., in 1901, he became not only a poet but a folklorist, anthologist, critic, and reviewer. Brown was a professor at Howard University for forty years. He died in 1989.

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After Winter
Against That Day
All Are Gay
April In Coolwell
Arkansas Chant
A Bad, Bad Man
The Ballad Of Joe Meek
Bessie
Bitter Fruit Of The Tree
Break Of Day
Cabaret
Call Boy
Call For Barnum
Challenge
Checkers
Children Of The Mississippi
Children's Children
Chillen Get Shoes
Choices
Cloteel
Colloquy (black Worker And White Worker)
Conjured
Convict
Coolwell Vignette (from Virginia Woods)
Crispus Attacks Mckoy
Crossing
Dark Of The Moon
Effie
Elder Mistletoe
Episode
Foreclosure
Frankie And Johnny
Funeral
Georgie Grimes, With A Red Suitcase
Glory, Glory
Harlem Happiness
Harlem Street Walkers
He Was A Man
Honey Mah Love
Idyll
Isaiah To Mandy
Johnny Thomas
Kentucky Blues
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 1. The Challenge
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 2. The News
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 3. Civic Response
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 4. The Day: The Chief
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 5. The Day: Wild Bill
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 6. The Day: The Spectators
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 7. The Chase: First Part
The Last Ride Of Wild Bill: 8. The Chase: Second Part
The Last Ride-of Wild Bill: 10. The Last Collect
The Last Ride-of Wild Bill: 9. The Chase: Third Part
The Law For George
Legend
Let Us Suppose
Long Gone
Long Track Blues
Louisiana Pastoral
Ma Rainey
Master And Man
Maumee Ruth
Mecca
Memo: For The Race Orators
Memories Of Salem (virginia)
Memphis Blues
Mill Mountain
Mister Samuel And Sam
Mose Is Black And Evil
Mr. Danny
Negro Improvement League
The New Congo (with No Apologies To Vachel Lindsay)
New St. Louis Blues: Low Down
New St. Louis Blues: Market Street Woman
New St. Louis Blues: Tornado Blues
New Steps
No Hiding Place: 1. Harlem Stopover
No Hiding Place: 2. The Cotton South
No Hiding Place: 3. Down In Atlanta
No Hiding Place: 4. 'rocks Cried Out.'
No Hiding Place: 5. Road To The Left
No Hiding Place: 6. Frilot Cove
No Hiding Place: 7. Washington, D.c.
No Hiding Place: 8. Remembrances
No More Worlds To Conquer
Nous N'irons Plus Au Bois
Odyssey Of Big Boy
Old King Cotton
Old Lem
Old Man Buzzard
An Old Woman Remembers
One Way Of Taking Leave
Pardners
Parish Doctor
Puttin' On Dog
Rain
Raise A Song
Real Mammy Song
Remembering Nat Turner
Rent Day Blues
Return
Revelations
Riverbank Blues
Roberta Lee
Ruminations Of Luke Johnson
Salutamus
Sam Smiley
Scotty Has His Say
Seeking Religion
Sharecroppers
Side Be Side
Sister Lou
Slim Greer
Slim In Atlanta
Slim Lands A Job
Song Of Triumph
Southern Cop
Southern Road
Sporting Beasley
Strange Legacies
Street Car Gang
Strong Men
Telling Fortunes
The Temple
Thoughts Of Death %crowd Over My Happiness
Tin Roof Blues
To A Certain Lady, In Her Garden
To Sally, Walking
Transfer
Uncle Joe
Virginia Portrait
When De Saints Go Ma'chin' Home
The Young Ones
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