African American Poets of the Modern Era

The African American practice of poetry between 1900 and 1960, especially of sonnets, ballads, sermonic, and blues poems. Poets include Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, Gwendolyn Brooks, Margaret Walker, and Robert Hayden. Class sessions at the Beinecke Library for inspection and discussion of original editions, manuscripts, letters, and other archival material.

Also AFAM 408/AMST 460

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Undergraduate Course #: 
443
W 1.30pm-3.20pm
Hu
American Lit
Spring
2017