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Title Giant steps : the new generation of African American writers / edited and with an introduction by Kevin Young.

Imprint New York : Perennial, c2000.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.80896 G348 2000    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  811.008 G434    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  810.9896 Gia    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 364 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents The black psychic hotline, or the future of African American writing / Kevin Young -- What I'm telling you ; Nineteen ; Frank Willis ; Stella by starlight ; Deadwood Dick ; Overture: Watermelon City ; Race ; Blues ; Feminist poem number one / Elizabeth Alexander -- The women / Hilton Als -- A Poe story ; Becoming the ghost ; Self-portrait with Clark Street Cadillac ; Detroit, one a.m. ; Machines ; The loudest sound / Anthony Butts -- The book of the dead / Edwidge Danticat -- View of the Library of Congress from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School ; Fatal April ; Being there ; Hush yo mouf ; Photograph of Dr. Funkenstein ; Atomic bride / Thomas Sayers Ellis -- Can you say my name? / Carolyn Ferrell -- Haiku I ; The Williams side of the family ; Blues poem III ; Show me the ankles of justice ; Cancer ; Momma died when my wisdom teeth come in -- Even If I was Cleopatra Jones / Ruth Forman -- Shafro ; I want to be fat ; Neckbones ; Candied yams ; What I am ; Goliath poem ; When the neighbors fight ; Some luminous distress ; Summer / Terrance Hayes -- Salt ; Learning the blues ; Family life ; Home girl talks girlhood ; On being told I don't speak like a Black person / Allison Joseph -- Jackie Robinson in Sportsmen's Park, 1949 ; Cecil's consolation (1942) ; One revolution ; Winter elegy ; Why I love my father / John Keene.
Now why come that is? / Randall Kenan -- She landed on the moon ; Roadmap ; from Muse & Drudge ; Suzuki method ; Black Nikes / Harryette Mullen -- Letter to my father / Kevin Powell -- American light ; Him ; Overview is a place ; The quotidian ; This life / Claudia Rankine -- 1979 / Darieck Scott -- The land of Beulah / Danzy Senna -- The difficult music ; Desire and the slave trade ; Antibody ; S'il meurt ; Icarus on Fire Island ; At the grave of Hart Crane ; Skin trade / Reginald Shepherd -- Girl in the mirror / Natasha Tarpley -- At the station ; Speculation, 1939 ; Drapery Factory, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1956 ; Flounder ; Saturday matinee ; Bellocq's Ophelia / Natasha Trethewey -- Higher yellow / Rebecca Walker -- Mississippi / Anthony Walton -- Of prophets and madmen / Philippe Wamba -- The all-night bodega of souls / Colson Whitehead -- Singing sankofa / Daniel Jerome Wideman -- The yellow Negro / Joe Wood -- Nineteen seventy-five ; No offense ; Negative ; Charlie Chan on horn ; Langston Hughes ; Homage to Phillis Wheatley / Kevin Young.
Summary Giant steps presents a vibrant and wonderfully diverse collection of young black writing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-351) and index.
Discography: p. [353]-357.
Genre/Form American literature -- African American authors.
Subject African Americans -- Literary collections.
Added Author Young, Kevin, 1970-
Added Title New generation of African American writers
ISBN 0688168760 (pbk.)
9780688168766 (pbk.)
Standard No. YDXCP 1612385

 
    
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