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African-American Poetry

A critical and historical survey of black poetry from its oral beginnings to the present, with emphasis on the Harlem Renaissance, or New Negro Movement, and the Black Arts Movement. Works by such major poets as Dunbar, Hughes, Brooks, Walker, Hayden, Baraka, Sanchez, Giovanni, Dove, S Brown, Harper,and Komunyakaa.

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