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Angles of Ascent

A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry
(Book - 2013 )
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"This landmark anthology brings together for the first time more than three hundred poems by over seventy African American poets, including Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Hayden, Ai, Toi Derricotte, Rita Dove, Elizabeth Alexander, Natasha Tretheway, Major Jackson, and Kevin Young. Angles of Ascent looks to the immediate past of contemporary African American poetry, including the influence of Modernism in the 1950's and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960's, before turning toward the current thriving literary sceneand beyond. General readers and specialists alike will treasure this collection for its diverse readings of humanity by modern and contemporary African American poets as well as its comprehensive introductions and commentary."--
Title: Angles of ascent
a Norton anthology of contemporary African American poetry
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: liii, 617 p. ;,24 cm.
Contents: Precursors. Modernists, 1940s to 1960s ; The 1960s and beyond : the black arts movement ; The 1960s and beyond : outside the black arts movement
Heirs. First wave, post-1960s ; Second wave, post-1960s ; Third wave, post-1960s.
Summary: "This landmark anthology brings together for the first time more than three hundred poems by over seventy African American poets, including Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Hayden, Ai, Toi Derricotte, Rita Dove, Elizabeth Alexander, Natasha Tretheway, Major Jackson, and Kevin Young. Angles of Ascent looks to the immediate past of contemporary African American poetry, including the influence of Modernism in the 1950's and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960's, before turning toward the current thriving literary sceneand beyond. General readers and specialists alike will treasure this collection for its diverse readings of humanity by modern and contemporary African American poets as well as its comprehensive introductions and commentary."--
Local Note: 1 15 53 54 64 70 72 118 133 210 231
Additional Contributors: Rowell, Charles H.
ISBN: 0393339408
9780393339406
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Charles Henry Rowell
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: American poetry 21st century. American poetry African American authors.
Topical Term: American poetry
American poetry
LCCN: 2011042967
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