On Gwendolyn Brooks : reliant contemplation /
edited by Stephen Caldwell Wright.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1996.
vii, 277 p.
0472104233 (hard : alk. paper)
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Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1996.
0472104233 (hard : alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Table of Contents
A Street in Bronzeville
Chicago Can Take Pride in New, Young Voice in Poetryp. 3
Review of a Street in Bronzevillep. 5
Annie Allen
Cellini-Like Lyricsp. 6
Verse Chroniclep. 8
Still Remarkablep. 9
Bronze by Goldp. 10
Maud Martha
From Poet to Novelistp. 15
Soft Meditationsp. 16
The Bean Eaters
From "Battle of the Books"p. 17
Pity the Giantsp. 19
Selected Poems
Taking the Poem by the Hornsp. 23
A Long Reach, Strong Speechp. 24
In the Mecca
Books That Look Out, Books That Look Inp. 26
In the Meccap. 27
The World of Gwendolyn Brooks
Making Beauty from Racial Anxietyp. 29
The World of Gwendolyn Brooksp. 35
Children Coming Home
Children Coming Home: A Tribute to Survivalp. 38
Blacklisting Poetsp. 45
Gwendolyn Brooks: An Appreciation from the White Suburbsp. 50
For Sadie and Maudp. 60
The Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooksp. 66
Gwendolyn Brooks: Beyond the Wordmaker - The Making of an African Poetp. 81
Gwendolyn Brooksp. 97
Essences, Unifyings, and Black Militancy: Major Themes in Gwendolyn Brooks's Family Pictures and Beckoningsp. 106
From "The Florescence of Nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s"p. 116
Maud Marthap. 124
Dual Vision in Gwendolyn Brooks's Maud Marthap. 136
"Define . . . the Whirlwind": Gwendolyn Brooks's Epic Sign for a Generationp. 146
In the Meccap. 161
Gwendolyn Brooks: Jean Toomer's November Cotton Flowerp. 182
Making It Really New: Hilda Doolittle, Gwendolyn Brooks, and the Feminist Potential of Modern Poetryp. 186
The Satisfactions of What's Difficult in Gwendolyn Brooks's Poetryp. 213
"Gottschalk and the Grande Tarantelle"p. 224
Recent Essays
The Women of Bronzevillep. 233
The Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks: An Afrocentric Explorationp. 246
Gwendolyn Brooks: An Essential Sanityp. 254
Selected Bibliography
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