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"After Mecca" : women poets and the Black Arts Movement / Cheryl Clarke.

Author/Creator:
Clarke, Cheryl, 1947-
Publication:
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, [3], 206, [4] pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
African American women -- Intellectual life.
African American women in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Black Arts movement.
Place of Publication:
United States New Jersey New Brunswick.
Contents:
'Missed love': Black power and Black poetry
The loss of lyric space in Gwendolyn Brooks's "In the Mecca"
Queen Sistuh: Black women poets and the circle(s) of Blackness
Black feminist communalism: Ntozake Shange's For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Transferences and confluences: Black arts and Black lesbian-feminism in Audre Lorde's The black unicorn.
Notes:
"Cover design by Karolina Harris."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192) and index.
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:
2005
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0813534054 (alk. paper)
0813534062 (pbk.)
OCLC:
54906915
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