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The Oxford anthology of African-American poetry

The Oxford anthology of African-American poetry

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- African American authors,
  • African Americans -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Arnold Rampersad ; associate editor, Hilary Herbold.
    GenrePoetry.
    ContributionsRampersad, Arnold., Herbold, Hilary, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS591.N4 O97 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 424 p. ;
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15576274M
    ISBN 100195125630
    ISBN 109780195125634
    LC Control Number2005015242
    OCLC/WorldCa60523035

    The Oxford University Press published a long series of poetry anthologies, dealing in particular with British poetry but not restricted to it, after the success of the Oxford Book of English Verse (). The Oxford poetry anthologies ('Oxford Books') are traditionally seen as 'establishment' in attitude, and routinely therefore are subjects of discussion and contention. For over two centuries, black poets have created verse that captures the sorrows, joys, and triumphs of the African-American experience. Reflecting their variety of visions and styles, The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry aims to offer nothing less than a definitive literary portrait of a people.5/5(2).

      The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry Edited by Arnold Rampersad and Hilary Herbold Oxford University Press, October $, ISBN The business of canon building is serious. A kind of tightrope walk where . Spanning over two hundred years, Michael Harper's and Anthony Walton's anthology The Vintage Book of African American Poetry produces a vast narration of struggle, love, race, and redemption through the work of fifty poets. The poems not only voice a vision of black identity, but also depict a distinctly American experience. As the editors explain in their introduction.

    The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry Arnold Rampersad, Editor, Hilary Herbold, Editor Oxford University Press $45 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Author: Tilottoma Misra; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: Literary Collections Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Covering almost 60 years (since early s) of literary activity, this two-volume anthology includes fiction, poetry, and essays by some of the leading writers from North-East India, comprising the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur.


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