Table of contents for The heritage series of Black poetry, 1962-1975 : a research compendium / edited by Lauri Ramey in consultation with Paul Breman.

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CONTENTS
Illustrations x
List of Heritage Series Titles xi 
Permissions and Acknowledgments xii
ESSAYS
Lauri Ramey		The Heritage Series: An Introduction			1
Melba Joyce Boyd	¿The Time of the Whirlwind and 			32
 the Fire¿: Dudley Randall, the 
 Heritage Series and the Broadside 
 Press Connection			
Lorenzo Thomas	Whose Images?: Waring Cuney 			56
			and the Harlem Renaissance Idea 								of the Poet¿s Work	
Edward A. Scott	Bardic Memory and Witness in			77
			Poetry of Samuel Allen
Aldon Lynn Nielsen	Russell Atkins: ¿Heretofore¿				96
Linda Selzer		Clarence Major and Mark Twain 			115
			Abroad
Joanne V. Gabbin	Spiritual Witness in the Poetry of			136
			Dolores Kendrick 
Margaret Kissam 
Morris			Audre Lorde: The Voice of Multiple 			158					Consciousness
Lauri Ramey		Ray Durem: Take No Prisoners	 170 
Inga R. Ivory		Owen Vincent Dodson: Faith and 			178					Sorrow; Sorrow and Faith
Lauri Ramey		Calvin C. Hernton: Portrait of a Poet			183		
 							
Contributors of Essays 194
		
MEMOIRS AND INTERVIEWS
Paul Breman		The Heritage Series: A Memoir (excerpts)		196
Clarence Major	Paul Breman¿s Heritage Series of Black Poetry 247
Sonia Sanchez		Poetry and the Heritage Series			251
Dolores Kendrick	Reflections on the Heritage Series			254
Amon Saba Saakana	Heritage and ¿Black¿ Poetry in the 1970s	 257
Samuel Allen		Paul Breman and ¿Black¿ Poetry			259
Earl McKenzie	Ebele Oseye as Poet	 261
Ebele Oseye/
Ellease Southerland	The Responsibility and Power of Art			264
Ron Fair		¿bout me, ¿bout you, ¿bout us	(excerpts)		266
Fred M. Fetrow	The Comic Vision of Robert Hayden:		267
			A Brief Remembrance 
Vida Boyd Durem	Memories of My Father, Ray Durem			277
Marc Breman		W.E.B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois	285
			in the Netherlands, 1958		
STATEMENTS ON POETRY AND POETICS 
Ray Durem		Statement	 					293
					
Calvin C. Hernton	Statement						295
Audre G. Lorde	Statement						297
Conrad Kent Rivers	Statement						298	
James W. Thompson	Statement						300
Ron Fair		Introduction: The Wright Poems by Conrad Kent 	302
			Rivers		
Lloyd Addison	On Negritude						305
Mukhtarr Mustapha	First Editorial as Editor of The New African
			(excerpt) 	 					308 
POEMS
Lloyd Addison	This Because: A Countless Accounting		310
Samuel Allen		There Are No Tears	 				312
			The Lingering Doubt 			 		313						
Nkemka Asika		To Be Whole Again					314
(Frank John)
Russell Atkins		At Night Keep Still					315
			Ventilating Day at the Mall Down			316
				by the Lake
			Threnodic Phantasies for Example			317
			
Harold Carrington	variations for di prima					318		
Waring Cuney		Lil and Joe						321
			Long Gone						321
			My Prayer						321
			Nineteen-twenty-nine					322 
			Picture 						322
			Carry Me Back					322
			
Ray Durem	 	About Maurice					323
			To Maurice						323
			A Dun							323
			Pedagogy						323
			Blues, Blues						324
			Married Woman					324
			Compensation						324
			Caution						324
			Pretty Ann						325
			A Decoration for the President			326
	
Ron Fair 		Pausing						327
Calvin C. Hernton	The Red Crab Gang 3 				328
			The Red Crab Gang 15				330
			Ohio Listening					332
Frank John		Keep On						333
(Nkemka Asika)
Fenton Johnson The Daily Grind					334
Dolores Kendrick	Intermezzo: My Mother Listens to			335
				Cavalleria Rusticana 	
			The Cleaning Woman: Hattie Elder			336
			Sisters Before the Rain (for Mary 			338
				Frances Dagostino)	
Audre G. Lorde	Martha							340
Clarence Major	My Corner						347
			Patience 						347
			Night Driving and Daydreaming			348
			Wednesday or Saturday 				349
			Three							350
Willard Moore		The Job						351
Mukhtarr Mustapha	Statement		 				352
			Ants							353
			Violet Crows						354
			5/ 6/ 4/ 3/ 4 						356
			
Ebele Oseye/
Ellease Southerland	Meru	 						357
			Night in Nigeria 					357
			Process						358
			One of these Mornings				358
Raymond Patterson	Black All Day						359
Dudley Randall	The Profile on the Pillow				360
Conrad Kent Rivers	Night Letter from Paris 				361
Amon Saba Saakana	An Image of You					362
BIBLIOGRAPHY 								
Bibliography of Heritage Series Poets 					363
Bibliographical Information on the Heritage Press Archives, 
Chicago Public Library							373
Index										380									 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Sources.
American poetry -- African American authors -- Bibliography.
American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Sources.
African American poets -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Poetry.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- Bibliography.
African Americans in literature -- Bibliography.