African-American Poetry


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An Anthology 1773 – 1927. A Dover Thrift Edition. Edited by Joan R. Sherman.

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This present volume spans a wealth of material, ranging from the religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatly Peters (ca. 1753 – 1784) to the twentieth-century sensibilities of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. Also here are works by George Moses Horton, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Alberry Alston Whitman, Henrietta Cordelia Ray, Daniel Webster Davis, Mary Weston Fordham, James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and many more.

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