COUNTEE CULLEN, PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR, LANGSTON HUGHES, JAMES WELDON JOHNSON, PHILLIS WHEATLEY PETERS. Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from the religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753 1784) to 20th-century work of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. Other contributors include James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, many others. Indispensable for students of the black experience in America and any lover of fine poetry. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "I, Too, Sing America," "Lift Every Voice and Sing," "Yet Do I Marvel," and "On Being Brought from Africa to America." Dover Original." Edited by Joan R. Sherman.

African-American Poetry


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