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Ebony angels : a collection of African-American poetry and prose / compiled by Faith Jaycox ; illustrations by Terrance Cummings.

Edition:
First edition
Publication:
New York : Crown Trade Paperbacks, ©1996.
Format/Description:
Book
96 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subjects:
American literature -- African American authors.
African Americans -- Literary collections.
American literature -- 20th century.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
A collection of poetry and prose, filled with the spirituality of angels, by African-American literary figures, religious leaders, social commentators, and political activists.
Contents:
Maya Angelou
James Weldon Johnson
Ann Plato
Sterling Brown
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Mary Weston Fordham
George Moses Horton
James Madison Bell
Gerald Barrax
Lucille Clifton
Countee Cullen
W.E.B. Du Bois
Henry Highland Garnet
Elymas Payson Rogers
Frederick Douglass
Harriet Jacobs
Frances E.W. Harper
Clara Ann Thompson
Alfred Gibbs Campbell
Jupiter Hammon
Phillis Wheatley
Countee Cullen
Julia Foote
Jarena Lee
Lucille Clifton
Rita Dove
John Jea
Fenton Johnson
Josephine D. Heard
Charlotte L. Forten Grimke
Jonathan Henderson Brooks
Robert Hayden
Zora Neale Hurston
Langston Hughes
Bessie Smith
James Monroe Whitfield
Josephine D. Heard
Daniel A. Payne
Amiri Baraka
Joseph Cephas Holly
James Madison Bell
Margaret T. Burroughs
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ann Plato
Jonathan Henderson Brooks
Noah Calwell Cannon
James Edwin Campbell
Maria Stewart
Mtozake Shange
E.C.L. Adams
Toni Morrison
Sterling Brown
Fenton Johnson
May Miller
Jarena Lee
Fenton Johnson
James Mackay.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1996 by Faith Jaycox"--verso of title page.
"Design by Nancy Kenmore"--verso of title page.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1996
Contributor:
Jaycox, Faith, compiler.
Kenmore, Nancy, book designer.
Cummings, Terrance, illustrator.
Crown trade paperbacks, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0517887460
OCLC:
34894403
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