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The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks (American Poets Project) - Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Alexander
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2005, ISBN: 1931082871

[SR: 93819], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781931082877], Library of America, Library of America, Book, [PU: Library of America], 2005-11-17, Library of America, "If you wanted a poem," wrote Gwendolyn Brooks, "you only had to look out of a window. There was material always, walking or running, fighting or screaming or singing." From the life of Chicago's South Side she made a forceful and passionate poetry that fused Modernist aesthetics with African-American cultural tradition, a poetry that registered the life of the streets and the upheavals of the 20th century. Starting with A Street in Bronzeville (1945), her epoch-making debut volume, The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks traces the full arc of her career in all its ambitious scope and unexpected stylistic shifts."Her formal range," writes editor Elizabeth Alexander, "is most impressive, as she experiments with sonnets, ballads, spirituals, blues, full and off-rhymes. She is nothing short of a technical virtuoso." That technical virtuosity was matched by a restless curiosity about the life around her in all its explosive variety. By turns compassionate, angry, satiric, and psychologically penetrating, Gwendolyn Brooks's poetry retains its power to move and surprise., 9966, United States, 10159391011, African American, 10159392011, Asian American, 10159394011, Hispanic American, 10159395011, Native American, 10159384011, Regional & Cultural, 10248, Poetry, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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Elizabeth Alexander, editor of this volume, is the author of four books of poems, including American Sublime , and the essay collection The Black Interior . She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation as well as the George Kent Award, given by Gwendolyn Brooks. She is a professor at Yale University. Poetry Poetry eBook, Library of America

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[SR: 970627], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781931082877], Library of America, Library of America, Book, [PU: Library of America], 2014-10-16, Library of America, 275121, American, 591430, World, 275117, Poetry, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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Hardback, [PU: The Library of America], A selection of the influential African-American poet's works reflects her modernist style and includes numerous definitive World War II poems as well as pieces about the social and political upheavals of the 1960s., Poetry By Individual Poets

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The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks
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Since she began publishing her tight lyrics of Chicago's South Side in the 1940s, Gwendolyn Brooks took her place as one of the most influential American poets of the 20th century, distilling modernist style through the sounds and shapes of a variety of African-American forms and Idioms. Now Elizabeth Alexander, one of our leading experts on African-American literature and culture, presents a sweeping new selection of Brooks's poetry.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781931082877
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1931082871
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2005
Publisher: Library of America
150 Pages
Weight: 0,308 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 1931082871

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