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Shimmy shimmy shimmy like my sister Kate : looking at the Harlem Renaissance through poems / [edited by] Nikki Giovanni.

Giovanni, Nikki (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0805034943
  • ISBN: 9780805034943
  • Physical Description: xii, 186 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1996.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
W.E.B. Du Bois -- James Weldon Johnson -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Claude McKay -- Melvin B. Tolson -- Langston Hughes -- Arna Bontemps -- Countee Cullen -- Helene Johnson -- Waring Cuney -- Richard Wright -- Robert Hayden -- Margaret Walker -- Samuel Allen -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Lance Jeffers -- LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka -- Sonia Sanchez -- Ishmael Reed -- James Randall, Jr. -- Nikki Giovanni -- Carolyn M. Rodgers -- Ntozake Shange.
Summary, etc.:
Includes poems by such authors as Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Amiri Baraka, with commentary and a discussion of the development of African American arts known as the Harlem Renaissance.
Subject: Young adult poetry, American.
American poetry > African American authors > History and criticism.
American poetry > 20th century > History and criticism.
African Americans > Intellectual life > 20th century.
American poetry > 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans > Poetry.
Harlem Renaissance.
American poetry > African American authors > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
American poetry > African American authors > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Juvenile poetry.
Harlem Renaissance > Juvenile literature.

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