Table of contents for "After Mecca" : women poets and the Black Arts Movement / Cheryl Clarke.

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Acknowledgments			iii
Introduction			1
Chapter I: 'Missed Love': Black Power and Black Poetry	8
Chapter II: The Loss of Lyric Space in Gwendolyn Brooks' 
	"In the Mecca"						27
Chapter III: : Queen Sistuh: Black Women Poets 
		and the Circle(s) of Blackness				63
Chapter IV: Black Feminist Communalism in 
	 Ntozake Shange's 
	for colored girls who have considered suicide/ 
	 	when the rainbow is enuf					127
Chapter V: Transferences and Confluences: 
	Black Arts and Black Lesbian-Feminism 
	in Audre Lorde's The Black Unicorn			158 
Notes								214
Works Cited							241

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: American poetry African American authors History and criticism, Women and literature United States History 20th century, American poetry Women authors History and criticism, African American women poets Intellectual life, African American women in literature, African Americans in literature, Black Arts movement