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Black sister : poetry by black American women, 1746-1980 / edited with an introduction by Erlene Stetson.

Author/Creator:
Stetson, Erlene, 1949- editor.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1981.
Series:
Midland book; MB268.
A Midland Book ; MB268
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
American poetry -- African American authors.
African American women -- Poetry.
American poetry -- Women authors.
Women -- United States -- Poetry.
Place of Publication:
United States Indiana Bloomington.
Contents:
I. Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Poets. Lucy Terry; Phillis Wheatley; Ada; Charlotte Forten [Grimké]; Sojourner Truth; Frances E. W. Harper; Henrietta Cordelia Ray; Clara Ann Thompson; Ann Plato
II. Twentieth-Century Poets. Rosalie Jonas; Lucy Ariel Williams; Georgia Douglas Johnson; Angelina Weld Grimké; Jessie Redmon Fauset; Alice Dunbar-Nelson; Anne Spencer; Gwendolyn B. Bennett; Helene Johnson; Carrie Williams Clifford; Bessie Calhoun Bird; Pauli Murray; Mae V. Cowdery; Margaret Walker; Gwendolyn Brooks; May Miller; Margaret Goss Burroughs; Gloria C. Oden; Naomi Long Madgett; Margaret Danner; Kattie M. Cumbo; Sarah Webster Fabio; Mari Evans; Alice S. Cobb; June Jordan; Jayne Cortez; Della Burt; Fareedah Allah; Carolyn M. Rodgers; Linda Piper; Carole C. Gregory; Jo Ann Hall-Evans; Johari M. Kunjufu; Irma McClaurin; Audre Lorde; Gayl Jones; Alice Walker; Pinkie Gordon Lane
Nikki Giovanni; Patricia Parker; Sonia Sanchez; Lucille Clifton; Patricia Jones; Sherley Anne Williams; Maya Angelou; Ntozake Shange; Thadious M. David; Melba Joyce Byrd; Colleen J. McElroy.
Notes:
"I want to make the poetry of black women visible and accessible to black and white sisters everywhere, to scholars in high schools, colleges, and universities, and to the casual reader."--Introduction.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-312).
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1981
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0253305128 (cloth)
025320268X (pbk.)
OCLC:
7460515
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