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Golden Slippers: An Anthology of Negro Poetry for Young Readers
Golden Slippers An Anthology of Negro Poetry for Young Readers
Author: Henrietta Bruce Sharon, Arna Bontemps
The best part of the Negro's contribution to American literature is still his poetry, and simple lyrical verse is the best of this poetry. However, the Negro's genius for the singing word goes back a hundred years before Dunbar. It survives from those times in the lyrics of the spirituals, in ballads like John Henry and in the work and p...  more »
ISBN: 304060
Publication Date: 1941
Pages: 220
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Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers
Book Type: Hardcover
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