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Afro-American literature

Adams, William, 1936- compiler.

Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company [1970]-

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Curriculum Lab YP  (812.5 A219af 1970 )()

  • Title:
    Afro-American literature
  • Author: Adams, William, 1936- compiler.; Conn, Peter J., compiler.; Slepian, Barry, compiler.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Creation Date: [1970]-
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 4 volumes : portraits ; 22 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Readers -- African Americans; American literature -- African American authors; African Americans -- Literary collections
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: [1] Fiction
    2. Drama
    3. Poetry
    4. Nonfiction.
    Volume 1. Fiction : from The street / Ann Petry
    The poker party / William Melvin Kelley
    The rockpile / James Baldwin
    from If we must die / Junius Edwards
    God bless America / John Oliver Killens
    Flying home / Ralph Ellison
    Mother dear and daddy / Junius Edwards
    You're being so good, so kind / Gwendolyn Brooks
    The self-solace / Gwendolyn Brooks
    At the Burns-Coopers'
    Gwendolyn Brooks
    On being crazy / W.E.B. DuBois
    Singin Dinah's song / Frank London Brown
    On the road / Langston Hughes
    Klactoveedsetene / Charlie L. Russell
    King of the bingo game / Ralph Ellison
    The beach umbrella / Cyruus Colter.
    Volume 2. Drama : A raisin in the sun / Lorraine Hansberry
    A land beyond the river / Loften Mitchell
    Purlie victorious / Ossie Davis.
    Volume 3. Poetry
    For my people / Margaret Walker
    From the dark tower / Countee Cullen
    The day-breakers / Arna Bontemps
    And what shall you say? / Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.
    Status Quo / Binga Dismond
    For Edwin R. Embree / Owen Dodson
    Tenebris / Angelina W. Grimke***
    In bondage / Claude McKay
    As I grew older / Langston Hughes
    Dark Symphony / Melvin B. Tolson
    John Henry / Anonymous
    Frederick Douglas / Robert Hayden
    Booker T. and W.E.B. / Dudley Randall
    Medgar Evers / Gwendolyn Brooks
    Mr. Z / M. Carl Holman
    Robert Whitmore / Frank Marshall Davis
    When Mahalia sings / Quandra Prettyman
    Crowns and garlands / Langston Hughes
    To a dark girl / Gwendolyn Bennett
    A dark and sudden beauty / Lance Jeffers
    Red / Countee Cullen
    Dream variation / Langston Hughes
    Soul / D.L. Graham
    Middle passage / Robert Hayden
    The negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes
    Heritage / Countee Cullen
    Heritage / Gwendolyn Bennett
    Jungle taste / Edward S. Silvera.
    Volume 3 (continued) The African affair / Bruce McM. Wright
    The slave auction / Frances E.W. Harper
    Between the world and me / Richard Wright
    Song for a dark girl / Langston Hughes
    "So quetly" / Leslie Pinckney Hill
    Remembering Nat Turner / Sterling A. Brown
    Southern mansion / Arna Bontemps
    Tour 5 / Robert Hayden
    Runagate Runagate / Robert Hayden
    Picnic: the liberated / M. Carl Homan
    Old Lem / Sterling A. Brown
    Kitchenette buildings / Gwendolyn Brooks
    John Henry in Harlem / Melvin B. Tolson
    Ballad of the landlord / Langston Hughes
    The train runs late to Harlem / Conrad Kent Rivers
    Sonnet to a negro in Harlem / Helene Johnson
    Migration / Carole Gregory
    The tropics in New York / Claude McKay
    Preface to a twenty volume suicide note / Leroi Jones
    A black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps
    Freedom train / Langston Hughes
    Merry-go-round / Langston Hughes
    Incident / Countee Cullen
    Yet do I marvel / Countee Cullen
    Award / Ray Durem
    After the eleven o'clock news / anonymous
    A moment please / Paul Vesey
    Children's rhymes / Langston Hughes
    We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks
    Epitaph: for a lady I know / Countee Cullen
    Sympathy / Ray Durem
    View from the corner / Paul Vesey
    Southern cop / Sterling A. Brown
    If we must die / Claude McKay
    The white house / Claude McKay
    We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar
    The crazy woman / Gwendolyn Brooks
    Impasse / Langston Hughes
    Reapers / Jean Toomer
    To the pale poets / Ray Durem.
    Volume 4. Nonfiction
    From the life of Frederick Douglas / Frederick Douglas
    Cast down your bucket where you are / Booker T. Washington
    From the autobiography of W.E.B. DuBois / W.E.B. Dubois
    Not poor, just black / Dick Gregory
    Mascot / Malcolm X
    From manchild in the promised land / Claude Brown
    From letters to a black boy / Bob Teague
    The man who went to Chicago / Richard Wright
    Notes of a native son / James Baldwin
    I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr.
    The movement / Anee Moody
    A southern tale / James Farmer
    Negroes have a right to fight back / John Oliver Killens
    Black pawns in a white game / Julius Lester
    Tokenism: 300 years for five cents / LeRoi Jones
    The white race and its heroes / Eldridge Cleaver.
  • OCLC Number: 77760
  • Identifier: LCCN77012560