Traces the evolution of Afro-American poetry, highlighting individual poets up to the time of the Harlem Renaissance.
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Jerome W. Clinton, Ph.D. Michigan, is Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. His publications include two book-length translations of two sections of the Persian national epic, the Shahnameh: The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam and In the Dragon's Claws: The Story of Rostam and Esfandiyar.
Robert Bone (1924-2007) was a professor of languages and literature at Columbia University Teachers College and a pioneering scholar of African American literature. He was best known for The Negro Novel in America, Richard Wright, and Down Home: Origins of the Afro-American Short Story. His seminal essay "Richard Wright and the Chicago Renaissance" continues to be cited extensively in studies of early twentieth-century African American writing.
Text: English, French (translation)
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Book Description University of Illinois Press, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11025200292X
Book Description University of Illinois Press, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M025200292X