Table of contents for Anthology of African American literature / Keith Gilyard, Anissa Janine Wardi.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface iii
Acknowledgments iii
1. Middle Passage, Mourning, and Survival 1 
 Further Readings 0000 
 Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797)
 from The Interesting Narrative 0000 
 Robert Hayden (1913-1980)
 "Middle Passage" 0000 
 Henry Dumas (1934-1968)
 "Ark of Bones" 0000 
 Toni Morrison (1931-)
 from Beloved 0000 
 Charles Johnson (1948-)
 from Middle Passage 0000 
 August Wilson (1945-)
 from Joe Turner's Come and Gone 0000 
 Everett Hoagland (1942-) 0000
 "Homecoming" 0000 
 "Gor,e" 0000
 "Dust" 0000 
 W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963)
 from The Souls of Black Folk 0000 
 Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
 "A Death Song" 0000 
 Countee Cullen (1903-1946)
 "A Brown Girl Dead" 0000 
 Arna Bontemps (1902-1973)
 from Black Thunder 0000 
 Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
 from Their Eyes Were Watching God 0000 
 Alice Walker (1944-)
 from In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens
 "Burial" 0000 
 "View from Rosehill Cemetery" 0000 
 Ernest Gaines (1933-)
 from A Gathering of Old Men 0000 
 Julie Dash (YYYY-)
 from Daughters of the Dust 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000
2. The Influence of the Spirituals
 Further Readings 0000 
 Anonymous
 "God's Going to Trouble the Water" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "Steal Away to Jesus" 0000 
 Jupiter Hammon (1711-1806)
 "An Evening Thought" 0000 
 Phillis Wheatley (1753?-1784)
 "On Being Brought from Africa to America" 0000 
 "Letter to Samson Occum" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "Go Down, Moses" 0000 
 Frances E. W. Harper (1825-1911)
 From "Moses: A Story of the Nile" 0000 
 Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
 "An Ante-Bellum Sermon" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "God's Gonna Set This World on Fire" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "Dry Bones" 0000 
 James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)
 "O Black and Unknown Bards" 0000 
 "The Judgment Day" 0000 
 Lauryn Hill (1975-)
 "Final Hour" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "Walk Together Children" 0000 
 John Oliver Killens (1916-1987)
 From Youngblood 0000 
 William Melvin Kelley (1937-)
 From A Different Drummer 0000 
 Amiri Baraka (1934-)
 "When We'll Worship Jesus" 0000 
 Carolyn Rodgers (1945-)
 "Jesus Was Crucified" 0000 
 "It Is Deep" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "There's No Hiding Place Down There" 0000 
 Curtis Mayfield (1942-1997)
 "People Get Ready" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "I've Been 'Buked" 0000 
 James Brown (1933-)
 "Say It Loud" 0000 
 Charlie Braxton (1961-)
 "Apocalypse" 0000 
 Nicole Breedlove (1970?-)
 "The New Miz Praise De Lawd" 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000
3. The South as Literary Landscape
 Further Readings 0000 
 Margaret Walker (1915-1988)
 "Southern Song" 0000 
 Jean Toomer (1894-1967)
 Cane 0000 
 Richard Wright (1908-1960)
 "Big Boy Leaves Home" 0000 
 Zora Nade Horston (1891-1960)
 From Their Eyes Were Watching God
 Gloria Naylor (1950-)
 From Mama Day 0000 
 Maya Angelou (1928-)
 From Gather Together in My Name 0000 
 Billie Holiday (1915-1959)
 "Strange Fruit" 0000 
 Arrested Development
 "Tennessee" 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000 
4. Folklore and Literature
 Further Readings 0000 
 Anonymous
 "The Signifying Monkey" 0000 
 Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932)
 "Goophered Grapevine" 0000 "Po' Sandy" 0000 
 Anonymous
 "Railroad Bill" 0000 
 Ishmael Reed (1938-)
 "Railroad Bill, A Conjure Man
 From Flight to Canada 0000 
Anonymous
 "Stagolee" 0000 
 "The Sinking of the Titanic" 0000 
 Etheridge Knight (1931-1991)
 "I Sing of Shine" 0000 
Anonymous
 "John Henry" 0000 
 Melvin B. Tolson (1898-1966)
 "The Birth of John Henry" 0000 
 Colson Whitehead (1969-)
 From John Henry Days 0000 
 Ntozake Shange (1948-)
 From Sassafrass. Cypress [[ampersand]] Indigo 0000 
 Tina McElroy Ansa (1949-)
 From Baby of the Family 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000 
5. Expressions of Blues and Jazz
 Further Readings 0000 
 W. C. Handy (1873-1958)
 "St. Louis Blues" 0000 
 Bessie Smith (1894-1937)
 "Backwater Blues" 0000 
 Robert Johnson (1911-1938)
 "Crossroad Blues" 0000 
 Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
 "The Weary Blues" 0000 
 "Midwinter Blues" 0000 
 "Ma Man" 0000 
 "Wide River" 0000 
 "Flatted Fifths" 0000 
 "Jam Session" 0000 
 "The Backlash Blues" 0000 
 Ma Rainey (1886-1939)
 "See, See Rider" 0000 
 "Sissy Blues" 0000 
 Sterling Brown (1901-1989)
 "Ma Rainey" 0000 
 "New St. Louis Blues" 0000 
 Quincy Troupe (1939-)
 "River Town Packin House Blues" 0000 
 Mari Evans (1923-)
 "Liberation Blues" 0000 
 "Lee Morgan" 0000 
 James Baldwin (1924-1987)
 "Sonny's Blues" 0000 
 Gayl Jones (1949-)
 From Corregidora 0000 
 Ted Joans (1928-2003)
 "Jazz Is" 0000 
 Jazz Is My Religion" 0000 
 "Him the Bird" 0000 
 Bob Kaufmann (1925-1986)
 "His Horn" 0000 
 "O-Jazz-O" 0000 
 Amiri Baraka (1934-)
 "AM/TRAK" 0000 
 Sonia Sanchez (1934-)
 "a/coltrane/poem" 0000 
 Jayne Cortez (1936-)
 "Into This Time" 0000 
 "Solo Finger Solo" 0000 
 Xam Wilson Carti,r (1949-)
 From Be-Bop, Re-Bop 0000 
 Sterling Plumpp (1940-)
 "Law Giver in the Wilderness" 0000 
 "Ornate with Smoke" 0000 
 "Riffs" 0000 
 "Untitled" 0000 
 Yusuf Komunyakaa (1947-)
 "Elegy for Thelonius" 0000 
 "February in Sydney" 0000 
 Angela Jackson (1951-)
 "Billie in Silk" 0000 
 "Make/n My Music" 0000 
 Brian Gilmore (1962-)
 "d.c.harlem suite" 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000 
6. Stories of Migration
 Further Readings 0000 
 Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
 From The Sport of the Gods 0000 
 Ma Rainey (1886-1939)
 "Traveling Blues" 0000 
 Bessie Smith (1894-1937) and Clara Smith (1894-1935)
 "Faraway Blues" 0000 
 Alain Locke (1886-1954)
 "The New Negro" 0000 
 Toni Morrison (1931-)
 From Jazz 0000 
 Ralph Ellison (1913-1994)
 From Invisible Man 0000 
 Arthur Flowers (1950-)
 From Another Good Loving Blues 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000
7. Urban Landscapes
 Further Readings 0000 
 Nathan McCall (1955-)
 From Makes Me Wanna Holler 0000 
 John Edgar Wideman (1941-)
 From Brothers and Keepers 0000 
 Eugene B. Redmond (1937-)
 "City Night Storm" 0000 
 "We're Tight, Soul-Tight-Like Lincolnites" 0000 
 "Indigenous Daughter Awake in the Dreams of Nana" 0000 
 "Choreo-Empress' Leg-a-cy Lands on East Saint Earth, 2nd Take" 0000 
 "Wishing. . ." 0000 
 Terry McMillan (1951-)
 From Mama 0000 
 Rita Dove (1952-)
 "The Zulus" 0000 
 "Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967" 0000 
 "My Mother Enters the Work Force" 0000 
 Wanda Coleman (1946-)
 "Fast Eddie" 0000 
 "Flight of the California Condor (2)" 0000 
 "Dominoes" 0000 
 "Low English" 0000 
 "Sears Life" 0000 
 "South Central Los Angeles Deathtrip 1982" 0000 
 Lamont B. Steptoe (1949-)
 "Window Shopping" 0000 
 "Kennywood" 0000 
 "Three Legged Chairs" 0000 
 "Spooked" 0000 
 "Seamstress" 0000 
 "A Ghosted Blues" 0000 
 Mursalata Muhammad (1969-)
 "Detroit" 0000 
 "Street Play" 0000 
 "Women at the House of Braids discuss Flo Jo" 0000 
 Keith Gilyard (1952-)
 "The Hatmaker" 0000 
 "Anyone Heard from Manuel?" 0000 
 Walter Mosley (1952-)
 "The Thief" 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000
8. A Strand of Social Protest
 Further Readings 0000 
 Richard Wright (1908-1960)
 From Native Son 0000 
 Chester Himes (1909-1984)
 From If He Hollers Let Him Go 0000 
 Ann Petry (1908-1997)
 From The Street 0000 
 Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
 "Tell Me" 0000 
 "Harlem [2]" 0000 
 Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965)
 A Raisin in the Sun 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000 
9. Jeremiads
 Further Readings 0000 
 David Walker (1785-1830) 
 Article III of the Appeal 0000 
 Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) 
 "The Blood of the Slave on the Skirts of the Northern People" 0000 
 "Emancipation, Racism, and the Work Before Us" 0000 
 Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) 
 "Speech at the Atlanta Exposition," 0000 
 Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) 
 From "Mob Rule in New Orleans" From A Red Record 0000 
 W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) 
 "Address to the Country" 0000 
 "Awake America," 
 from The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois 0000 
 Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) 
 "Certain Unalienable Rights" 0000 
 Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) 
 "Speech at Holt Street Baptist Church" 0000 
 "I Have a Dream" 0000 
 from Where Do We Go From Here? 0000 
 Cornel West (1953-) 
 "Beyond Multiculturalism & Eurocentrism" 0000 
 "A Twilight Civilization" 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000
10. Discourses on Black Nationalism
 Further Readings 0000 
 David Walker (1785-1830) 
 Preamble plus Articles I and II of the Appeal 0000 
 Maria Stewart (1803-1879) 
 "Address at the African Masonic Hall" 0000 
 Martin Robison Delany (1812-1885) 
 "A Glance at Ourselves" 0000 
 "A Project for an Expedition of Adventure, to the Eastern Coast of Africa" 0000 
 Conclusion and Appendix from The Condition, Elevation, Emigration and Destiny of 
the Colored 
People of the United States, Politically Considered
 W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) 
 "The Conservation of Races" 0000 
 Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) 
 "Africa for the Africans" 0000 
 "The Future as I See It" 0000 
 "First Speech after Release from Tombs Prison Delivered at Liberty Hall, New York 
City, 
September 13, 1923" 0000 
 Elijah Muhammad (1897-1975) 
 "God Helps Those Who Help Themselves!" 0000 
 Malcolm X (1925-1965) 
 "The Black Revolution" 0000 
 "The Ballot or the Bullet" 0000 
 Haki Madhubuti (1942-) 
 "Standing as an African Man" 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000
11. Statements of Feminism
 Further Readings 0000 
 Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) 
 "Speech Delivered to the Women's Rights Convention, Akron, Ohio" (Campbell and 
Gage 
versions) 0000 
 "Speech Delivered to the First Annual Meeting of the American Equal Rights 
Association" 0000 
 Victoria Earle Matthews (1861-1907) 
 "The Awakening of the Afro-American Woman" 0000 
 Georgia Douglas Johnson (1877-1966) 
 "The Heart of a Woman" 0000 
 "My Little Dreams" 0000 
 "Free" 0000 
 Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) 
 Maud Martha 0000 
 June Jordan (1936-2002) 
 "A Song of Sojourner Truth" 0000 
 "Where Is the Love?" 0000 
 Alice Walker (1944-) 
 From The Color Purple 0000 "A Name Is Sometimes an Ancestor Saying Hi, 
I'm With 
You" 0000 
 bell hooks (1952-) 
 "Feminism: It's a Black Thing" 0000 
 Audre Lorde (1934-1992) 
 "The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House" 0000 
 Writing Assignments 0000
12. The Black Aesthetic
 Further Readings 0000 
 Langston Hughes (1902-1967) 
 "My People" 0000 
 Countee Cullen (1903-1946) 
 "Heritage" 0000 
 "From the Dark Tower" 0000 
 Claude McKay (1889-1948) 
 "If We Must Die" 0000 
 "Enslaved" 0000 
 "Outcast" 0000 
 Helene Johnson (1906-1995) 
 "Poem" 0000 
 "Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem" 0000 
 Margaret Walker (1915-1998) 
 "For My People" 0000 
 Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) 
 "The Mother" 0000 
 "Malcolm X" 0000 
 Quincy Troupe (1939-) 
 "Old Black Ladies Standing on Bus Stop Corners #2" 0000 
 Amiri Baraka (1934-) 
 "A Poem Some People Will Have to Understand" 0000 
 "Black Art" 0000 
 "A Poem for Black Hearts" 0000 
 John A. Williams (1925-) 
 From The Man Who Cried I Am 0000 
 Haki Madhubuti (1942-) 
 "Back Again, Home" 0000 
 "We Walk the Way of the New World" 0000 
 Nikki Giovanni (1943-) 
 "Black Power" 0000 
 "Poem for Black Boys" 0000 
 "The Great Pax Whitie" 0000 
 Larry Neal (1937-1981) 
 "Black Writing" 0000 
 "One Spark Can Light a Prairie Fire" 0000 
 Sarah Webster Fabio (1928-1979) 
 "Black Man's Feast" 0000 
 "Evil Is No Black Thing" 0000 
 "Tripping with Black Writing" 0000 
 Toni Cade Bambara (1939-1995) 
 "The Lesson" 0000 
 Sonia Sanchez (1934-) 
 "Listenen to Big Black at S.F. State" 0000 
 "This Is Not a Small Voice" 0000 
 "From a Black Feminist Conference Reflections on Margaret Walker: Poet" 0000 
 "Remembering and Honoring Toni Cade Bambara" 0000 
 Gil Scott-Heron (1949-) 
 "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" 0000 
 Derrick I. M. Gilbert (19??-) 
 "The Revolution Will Be on the Big Screen" 0000 
 "Reparation" 0000 
 "Why I Would Never Buy a Jeep Cherokee" 0000 
 Tony Medina (1966-) 
 "Doorway Dirge" 
 "The Movie I Would Make" 
 "This Week's Ebony/Jet . . ." 
 "Taxes"
 Kenneth Carroll (1959-) 
 "On Watching the Republican Convention" 0000 
 "So What!" 0000 
 
Writing Assignments 0000 
Credits 0000 
Select Chronology of African American Literary 0000 
Index 0000 




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