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Sterling Allen Brown (1901–1989)

Forfatter af The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown

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Sterling Brown devoted his life as a writer to a development of an authentic African American literature and to a career as an educator of African American students, especially at Howard University, where he taught for 40 years. He was among the first to identify folklore as central to the black vis mere aesthetic. Brown published his first book of poetry, Southern Road, in 1932, but, although the book was well received, Brown met critical and publishing resistance to his next collection. Discouraged, Brown turned his energies to producing a steady stream of essays, reviews, and sketches about African American life. Negro Poetry and Drama and The Negro in American Fiction, both published in 1938, are seminal studies; and his anthology of African American literature, The Negro Caravan (1941), defined the field as a scholarly and academic discipline. The Collected Poems (1980), which contains many early poems never before published, assures Brown's fame as a poet at the same time that it serves as a painful reminder of a gift that was stunted because it was ignored. A first-rate narrative poet and a master of the folk idiom, Brown was, for many, a bridge between nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American literature. He is a writer who helped to define African American literature and experience for blacks and whites alike. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Bidragyder — 1,249 eksemplarer
Cane [Norton Critical Edition] (1988) — Bidragyder — 481 eksemplarer
The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader (1994) — Bidragyder — 403 eksemplarer
The Reader's Companion to World Literature (1956) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver365 eksemplarer
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American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Bidragyder — 161 eksemplarer
The Mark Twain Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Work (2010) — Bidragyder — 141 eksemplarer
The Vintage Book of African American Poetry (2000) — Bidragyder — 141 eksemplarer
Black on White: Black Writers on What It Means to Be White (1998) — Bidragyder — 117 eksemplarer
Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (2009) — Bidragyder — 111 eksemplarer
Voices from the Harlem Renaissance (1976) — Bidragyder — 105 eksemplarer
The Literature of the American South: A Norton Anthology (1997) — Bidragyder — 98 eksemplarer
The 100 Best African American Poems (2010) — Bidragyder — 96 eksemplarer
Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America (1995) — Bidragyder — 89 eksemplarer
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor (2006) — Bidragyder — 65 eksemplarer
American Negro Short Stories (1966) — Bidragyder — 61 eksemplarer
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Soulscript: Afro-American Poetry (1970) — Bidragyder — 40 eksemplarer
Harlem U.S.A. (1964) — Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer
Trial and Error: An Oxford Anthology of Legal Stories (1998) — Bidragyder — 24 eksemplarer
Let Us Be Men (1969) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
The Massachusetts review. Vol. VII, no. 1, Winter, 1966 (1966) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
The Ethnic Image in Modern American Literature, 1900-1950 (1984) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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