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I am the darker brother an anthology of modern poems by Negro Americans.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American poetry -- African American authors,
  • African Americans -- Poetry,
  • American poetry -- African American authors

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Poems on aspects of race or racial problems by well-known Negro poets, including Countee Cullen, Richard Wright, Leroi Jones, Langston Hughes, and James Weldon Johnson.

Edition Notes

StatementDrawings by Benny Andrews. Foreword by Charlemae Rollins.
GenrePoetry.
ContributionsAdoff, Arnold, comp., Andrews, Benny, 1930- illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS591.N4 A65
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5604994M
LC Control Number68012077

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I, Too, Sing America Quotes. Race. I am the darker brother. (line 2) This quote sets the stage for the rest of the poem, establishing the speaker as African-American and placing him in a very interesting relationship with his white counterparts. He establishes himself as a "brother." Other than the slang term, what does this do to the tone of. I am the Darker Brother Kirril [archived by HPFandom_archivist] Chapter 3: pulling out a small book of minor dark art spells he'd borrowed from the school library. The rest of Slytherin was already there, along with several Gryffindors, his brother and Ron Weasley . Get this from a library! I am the darker brother: an anthology of modern poems by Negro Americans. [Arnold Adoff; Benny Andrews;] -- Poems on aspects of race or racial problems by well-known Negro poets, including Countee Cullen, Richard Wright, Leroi . First published in , this anthology was one of the first collections of African American poetry specifically created with the young reader in mind. Along with selections from Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Brooks, this newly updated version features poems by such contemporary poets as Maya Angelou, Ishmael Reed, Rita Dove, and others. This is a comprehensive reflection of the African.