Modern Black Poets: A Collection of Critical Essays

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Donald B. Gibson
Prentice-Hall, 1973 - Poetry - 181 pages
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Twelve critical essays sketch the tradition of black poets in the U. S. from the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920's to the black rage of the 1970's. Separate critiques are devoted to the work of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Melvin B. Tolson, Robert Hayden, and Imamu Amiri Baraka.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
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The New Negro Poet in the Twenties
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The Black Aesthetic in the Thirties Forties and Fifties
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