Contributor biographical information for Slave songs and the birth of African American poetry / Lauri Ramey.


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Lauri Ramey is Director of the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, and Associate Professor of African American Literature and Culture and Creative Writing, at California State University, Los Angeles.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Slaves -- United States -- Songs and music -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Songs and music -- History and criticism.