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The Resource Gwendolyn Brooks : Poetry and the Heroic Voice, (electronic resource)

Gwendolyn Brooks : Poetry and the Heroic Voice, (electronic resource)

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Gwendolyn Brooks : Poetry and the Heroic Voice
Title
Gwendolyn Brooks
Title remainder
Poetry and the Heroic Voice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the major American poets of this century and the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry (1950). Yet far less critical attention has focused on her work than on that of her peers. In this comprehensive biocritical study, Melhem -- herself a poet and critic -- traces the development of Brooks's poetry over four decades, from such early works as A Street in Bronzeville, Annie Allen, and The Bean Eaters, to the more recent In the Mecca, Riot, and To Disembark. In addition to analyzing the poetic devices used, Melhem examines the biographical, historical
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Melhem, D. H
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Brooks, Gwendolyn
  • Poets, American
  • African American poets
  • African Americans in literature
Label
Gwendolyn Brooks : Poetry and the Heroic Voice, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Biographical; 2. A Street in Bronzeville; 3. Annie Allen; 4. Maud Martha, Bronzeville Boys and Girls; 5. The Bean Eaters; 6. Selected Poems; 7. In the Mecca; 8. Riot, Family Pictures, Aloneness; 9. Later Works; ""In Montgomery""; Report from Part One; The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves; Beckonings; Primer For Blacks; To Disembark; Very Young Poets; 10. A Major Poet; Notes; Bibliography of Works by Gwendolyn Brooks; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn900344380
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148588
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344380
Label
Gwendolyn Brooks : Poetry and the Heroic Voice, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Biographical; 2. A Street in Bronzeville; 3. Annie Allen; 4. Maud Martha, Bronzeville Boys and Girls; 5. The Bean Eaters; 6. Selected Poems; 7. In the Mecca; 8. Riot, Family Pictures, Aloneness; 9. Later Works; ""In Montgomery""; Report from Part One; The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves; Beckonings; Primer For Blacks; To Disembark; Very Young Poets; 10. A Major Poet; Notes; Bibliography of Works by Gwendolyn Brooks; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn900344380
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148588
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344380

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