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The Forerunners: Black Poets in America Woodie King Jr. and Addison Gale Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0882580159 / ISBN 13: 9780882580159
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[FIRST EDITION] Washington, DC: Howard U. Press, 1975. Hardback in dust jacket. xxix, (1), 127 pages. Very good condition with minor shelf-wear, price sticker on dj flap, tape remains on rear end page; no owner marking, NOT EX-LIBRARY. (shelf2). Bookseller Inventory # 0609T184386

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Title: The Forerunners: Black Poets in America ...

Binding: Jan 01, 1975

Book Condition:Collectible; Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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A selection of poems by sixteen Black poets who came to prominence in the thirties, forties, and fifties, including Bontemps, Brooks, Owen, Dodson, Robert Hayden, and Jay Wright


My Friend by Samuel Allen
Nat Turner by Samuel Allen
Ski Trail by Samuel Allen
Dark Area by Russell Atkins
New Storefront by Russell Atkins
Probability And Birds In The Yard by Russell Atkins
A Black Man Talks Of Reaping by Arna Bontemps
Close Your Eyes! by Arna Bontemps
Southern Mansion by Arna Bontemps
Estimable Mable by Gwendolyn Brooks
The Life Of Lincoln West by Gwendolyn Brooks
Old Lem by Sterling Allen Brown
Slim Greer by Sterling Allen Brown
Southern Road by Sterling Allen Brown
Strong Men by Sterling Allen Brown
Everybody But Me by Margaret Goss Burroughs
At Home In Dakar by Margaret Danner
A Grandson Is A Hoticeberg by Margaret Danner
The Rhetoric Of Langston Hughes by Margaret Danner
Dancing Girl by Frank Marshall Davis
'onward Christian Soldiers' by Frank Marshall Davis
To Those Who Sing America by Frank Marshall Davis
Ballad Of Badmen by Owen Dodson
Job's Ancient Lament by Owen Dodson
The Morning Duke Ellington Praised The Lord by Owen Dodson
The Night-blooming Cereus by Robert Earl Hayden
The Peacock Room by Robert Earl Hayden
Richard Hunt's 'arachne' by Robert Earl Hayden
Black Soul Of The Land by Lance Jeffers
Love Pictures You As Black And Long-faced by Lance Jeffers
Trellie by Lance Jeffers
Africland by Oliver La Grone
For Kinte by Oliver La Grone
Remant Ghosts At Dawn by Oliver La Grone
Black Woman by Naomi Long (witherspoon) Madgett
Offspring by Naomi Long (witherspoon) Madgett
Simple by Naomi Long (witherspoon) Madgett
Woman With Flower by Naomi Long (witherspoon) Madgett
Green Apples by Dudley Randall
Langston Blues by Dudley Randall
On Getting A Natural by Dudley Randall
Ballad Of The Hoppy-toad by Margaret Abigail Walker
Jackson, Mississippi by Margaret Abigail Walker
Today by Margaret Abigail Walker
Altars And Sacrifices by Jay Wright
The Change by Jay Wright
The Dead by Jay Wright
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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