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

Stetson, Erlene, 1949- editor.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1981.
Midland book; MB268.
A Midland Book ; MB268
xxiv, 312 pages ; 25 cm
American poetry -- African American authors.
African American women -- Poetry.
American poetry -- Women authors.
Women -- United States -- Poetry.
Place of Publication:
United States Indiana Bloomington.
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.
"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:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
0253305128 (cloth)
025320268X (pbk.)
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