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The Resource Black ink : literary legends on the peril, power, and pleasure of reading and writing, edited by Stephanie Stokes Oliver ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni

Black ink : literary legends on the peril, power, and pleasure of reading and writing, edited by Stephanie Stokes Oliver ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni

Label
Black ink : literary legends on the peril, power, and pleasure of reading and writing
Title
Black ink
Title remainder
literary legends on the peril, power, and pleasure of reading and writing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephanie Stokes Oliver ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spanning 250 years, a collection highlights the hard-won literary progress of black people in America, who were once forbidden by law to learn how to read, with essays from Frederick Douglass, Solomon Northup, Booker T. Washington, Maya Angelou and many more
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
808.849 BLA
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Oliver, Stephanie Stokes
  • Giovanni, Nikki
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  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
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Label
Black ink : literary legends on the peril, power, and pleasure of reading and writing, edited by Stephanie Stokes Oliver ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Anthology
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-240)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Nine years deprived of a sheet of paper
  • Solomon Northrup
  • A whole race begins to read
  • Booker T. Washington
  • The Negro in literature and art
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • The power, 1900-1968.
  • Books and things
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Foreword:
  • Poetry is practical
  • Langston Hughes
  • The business of the writer
  • James Baldwin
  • Turning point
  • Malcolm X
  • Lessons in living
  • Maya Angelou
  • Morehouse College
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Our first stories
  • The site of memory
  • Toni Morrison
  • Where are the people of color in children's books?
  • Walter Dean Myers
  • Reading for revolution
  • Stokely Carmichael [Kwame Ture]
  • Twenty-one
  • Alice Walker
  • A temporary library in a small place
  • Jamaica Kincaid
  • Nikki Giovanni ;
  • What is an African American classic?
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • New Black scribe
  • Terry McMillan
  • The pleasure, 1968-2017.
  • MFA vs. POC
  • Junot Díaz
  • Create dangerously
  • Edwidge Danticat
  • How to write
  • Introduction:
  • Colson Whitehead
  • From Jamaica to Minnesota to myself
  • Marlon James
  • I once was Miss America
  • Roxane Gay
  • The mecca
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The danger of the single story
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Bonus feature.
  • Reading matters
  • What books mean to me
  • President Barack Obama ; an interview with Michiko Kakutani
  • Stephanie Stokes Oliver
  • The peril, 1800-1900.
  • Suspected of having a book
Control code
sky291192288
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First 37 INK/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxiv, 244 pages
Isbn
9781501154287
Lccn
BD17285089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
hn 01/18
System control number
(OCoLC)989963941
Label
Black ink : literary legends on the peril, power, and pleasure of reading and writing, edited by Stephanie Stokes Oliver ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni
Publication
Copyright
Note
Anthology
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-240)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Nine years deprived of a sheet of paper
  • Solomon Northrup
  • A whole race begins to read
  • Booker T. Washington
  • The Negro in literature and art
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • The power, 1900-1968.
  • Books and things
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Foreword:
  • Poetry is practical
  • Langston Hughes
  • The business of the writer
  • James Baldwin
  • Turning point
  • Malcolm X
  • Lessons in living
  • Maya Angelou
  • Morehouse College
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Our first stories
  • The site of memory
  • Toni Morrison
  • Where are the people of color in children's books?
  • Walter Dean Myers
  • Reading for revolution
  • Stokely Carmichael [Kwame Ture]
  • Twenty-one
  • Alice Walker
  • A temporary library in a small place
  • Jamaica Kincaid
  • Nikki Giovanni ;
  • What is an African American classic?
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • New Black scribe
  • Terry McMillan
  • The pleasure, 1968-2017.
  • MFA vs. POC
  • Junot Díaz
  • Create dangerously
  • Edwidge Danticat
  • How to write
  • Introduction:
  • Colson Whitehead
  • From Jamaica to Minnesota to myself
  • Marlon James
  • I once was Miss America
  • Roxane Gay
  • The mecca
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The danger of the single story
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Bonus feature.
  • Reading matters
  • What books mean to me
  • President Barack Obama ; an interview with Michiko Kakutani
  • Stephanie Stokes Oliver
  • The peril, 1800-1900.
  • Suspected of having a book
Control code
sky291192288
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First 37 INK/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxiv, 244 pages
Isbn
9781501154287
Lccn
BD17285089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
hn 01/18
System control number
(OCoLC)989963941

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