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Black Voices An Anthology of Afro-American Literature,9780451626608

Black Voices An Anthology of Afro-American Literature

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Pub. Date:
9/1/1968
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Signet
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Summary

This collection by black Americans contains all sorts of writing-fiction, poetry, criticism, and biography.

Table of Contents

Introduction 21(29)
I. FICTION
Charles W. Chesnutt
50(13)
Baxter's Procrustes
52(11)
Jean Toomer
63(10)
Karintha
64(2)
Blood-Burning Moon
66(7)
Rudolph Fisher
73(14)
Common Meter
74(13)
Arna Bontemps
87(9)
A Summer Tragedy
88(8)
Langston Hughes
96(17)
Tales of Simple
97(16)
Foreword: Who Is Simple?
97(2)
Feet Live Their Own Life
99(2)
Temptation
101(2)
Bop
103(2)
Census
105(1)
Coffee Break
106(2)
Cracker Prayer
108(2)
Promulgations
110(3)
Richard Wright
113(48)
The Man Who Lived Underground
114(47)
Ann Petry
161(31)
In Darkness and Confusion
161(31)
Ralph Ellison
192(9)
Invisible Man (Prologue)
192(9)
Frank London Brown
201(3)
McDougal
202(2)
Paule Marshall
204(11)
To Da-duh, In Memoriam
205(10)
Diane Oliver
215(16)
Neighbors
215(16)
II. AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Frederick Douglass
231(38)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave (Chapters 1, 6, 7, and 10)
232(37)
James Weldon Johnson
269(19)
Along This Way (Selected Episodes)
270(18)
Richard Wright
288(11)
The Ethics of Living Jim Crow
288(11)
J. Saunders Redding
299(17)
No Day of Triumph (Chapter 1: Sections 1, 5, and 7)
300(16)
James Baldwin
316(5)
Autobiographical Notes
316(5)
Arna Bontemps
321(11)
Why I Returned
321(11)
Malcolm X
332(15)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Chapter 1)
333(14)
Stanley Sanders
347(7)
``I'll Never Escape the Ghetto''
347(7)
III. POETRY
Paul Laurence Dunbar
354(4)
We Wear the Mask
355(1)
A Death Song
356(1)
Sympathy
356(1)
A Negro Love Song
357(1)
W. E. B. Du Bois
358(6)
The Song of the Smoke
359(1)
A Litany at Atlanta
360(4)
James Weldon Johnson
364(2)
The Creation
364(2)
Fenton Johnson
366(5)
The Daily Grind
367(1)
The World Is a Mighty Ogre
368(1)
A Negro Peddler's Song
368(1)
The Old Repair Man
369(1)
Rulers
369(1)
The Scarlet Woman
370(1)
Tired
370(1)
Aunt Jane Allen
371(1)
Claude McKay
371(4)
Baptism
372(1)
If We Must Die
372(1)
Outcast
373(1)
The Negro's Tragedy
373(1)
America
374(1)
The White City
374(1)
The White House
375(1)
Jean Toomer
375(6)
Harvest Song
376(1)
Song of the Son
377(1)
Cotton Song
377(1)
Brown River, Smile
378(3)
Countee Cullen
381(5)
Yet Do I Marvel
383(1)
A Song of Praise
383(1)
A Brown Girl Dead
384(1)
From the Dark Tower
384(1)
Incident
384(1)
Scottsboro, Too, Is Worth Its Song
385(1)
Three Epitaphs:
386(1)
For My Grandmother
386(1)
For Paul Laurence Dunbar
386(1)
For A Lady I Know
386(1)
Melvin B. Tolson
386(15)
An Ex-Judge at the Bar
387(1)
Dark Symphony
388(4)
Psi
392(9)
Frank Horne
401(2)
Kid Stuff
401(1)
Nigger: A Chant for Children
402(1)
Sterling A. Brown
403(18)
Sister Lou
404(1)
Memphis Blues
405(2)
Slim in Hell
407(3)
Remembering Nat Turner
410(2)
Southern Road
412(1)
Southern Cop
413(1)
The Young Ones
413(1)
The Ballad of Joe Meek
414(5)
Strong Men
419(2)
Arna Bontemps
421(4)
A Note of Humility
421(1)
Gethsemane
421(1)
Southern Mansion
422(1)
My Heart Has Known Its Winter
422(1)
Nocturne At Bethesda
422(2)
A Black Man Talks of Reaping
424(1)
The Day-Breakers
424(1)
Langston Hughes
425(8)
Afro-American Fragment
425(1)
As I Grew Older
426(1)
Dream Variations
427(1)
Daybreak In Alabama
427(1)
Dream Boogie
428(1)
Children's Rhymes
428(1)
Theme for English B
429(1)
Harlem
430(1)
Same In Blues
431(1)
Ballad of the Landlord
432(1)
Frank Marshall Davis
433(3)
Four Glimpses of Night
433(1)
I Sing No New Songs
434(1)
Robert Whitmore
435(1)
Flowers of Darkness
435(1)
Richard Wright
436(2)
Between the World and Me
437(1)
Robert Hayden
438(12)
Tour 5
439(1)
On the Coast of Maine
439(1)
Figure
440(1)
In Light Half Nightmare and Half Vision
441(1)
Market
442(1)
Homage to the Empress of the Blues
443(1)
Mourning Poem for the Queen of Sunday
443(1)
Middle Passage
444(5)
Frederick Douglass
449(1)
Owen Dodson
450(8)
Guitar
450(1)
Black Mother Praying
451(3)
Drunken Lover
454(1)
The Reunion
454(1)
Jonathan's Song
455(1)
Yardbird's Skull
456(1)
Sailors on Leave
457(1)
Margaret Walker
458(2)
For My People
459(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
460(8)
The Artist's and Models' Ball
461(1)
The Mother
461(1)
The Preacher: Ruminates Behind the Sermon
462(1)
The Children of the Poor
463(2)
We Real Cool
465(1)
The Chicago Defender Sends a Man to Little Rock
466(2)
Dudley Randall
468(3)
The Southern Road
468(1)
Legacy: My South
469(1)
Booker T. and W. E. B.
470(1)
The Idiot
471(1)
Lerone Bennett, Jr.
471(2)
Blues and Bitterness
472(1)
Lance Jeffers
473(2)
The Night Rains Hot Tar
473(1)
On Listening to the Spirituals
474(1)
Grief Streams Down My Chest
474(1)
The Unknown
475(1)
Naomi Long Madgett
475(3)
Native
476(1)
Her Story
476(1)
The Race Question
477(1)
Mari Evans
478(4)
Coventry
478(1)
Status Symbol
479(1)
The Emancipation of George-Hector (a colored turtle)
480(1)
My Man Let Me Pull Your Coat
480(1)
Black Jam for Dr. Negro
481(1)
Leroi Jones
482(11)
Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note
483(1)
The Invention of Comics
484(1)
Look for You Yesterday, Here You Come Today
485(3)
The Death of Nick Charles
488(3)
The Bridge
491(2)
IV. LITERARY CRITICISM
W. E. B. Du Bois
493(19)
The Souls of Black Folk (Chapters 1 and 14)
494(18)
Alain Locke
512(26)
The New Negro
512(11)
The Negro In American Culture
523(15)
Richard Wright
538(26)
How ``Bigger'' Was Born
538(26)
Sterling A. Brown
564(26)
A Century of Negro Portraiture in American Literature
564(26)
James Baldwin
590(15)
Many Thousands Gone
590(15)
Three Papers from the First Conference of Negro Writers (March, 1959)
605(1)
Arthur P. Davis
605(7)
Integration and Race Literature
606(6)
J. Saunders Redding
612(6)
The Negro Writer and His Relationship to His Roots
612(6)
Langston Hughes
618(4)
Writers: Black and White
618(4)
Blyden Jackson
622(9)
The Negro's Image of the Universe as Reflected in His Fiction
623(8)
John Henrik Clarke
631(14)
The Origin and Growth of Afro-American Literature
632(13)
Richard G. Stern
645(15)
That Same Pain, That Same Pleasure: An Interview with Ralph Ellison
645(15)
Dan Georgakas
660(9)
James Baldwin ... in Conversation
660(9)
Sterling Stuckey
669(8)
Frank London Brown
669(8)
Darwin T. Turner
677(13)
The Negro Dramatist's Image of the Universe, 1920-1960
677(13)
George E. Kent
690(8)
Ethnic Impact in American Literature
691(7)
Clarence Major
698(2)
Black Criterion
698(2)
Bibliography 700


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