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The collected poems of Sterling A. Brown

by Sterling Allen Brown

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 243-255.

Statementselected by Michael S. Harper.
SeriesNational poetry series
ContributionsHarper, Michael S., 1938-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.R833 A17 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 257 p. ;
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4403678M
ISBN 100060105178
LC Control Number79005221

Brown, Sterling A. The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown. New York: Harper & Row, E-mail Citation» In addition to Brown’s well-received first collection, Southern Road (), and his second published volume, The Last Ride of Wild Bill (), this book presents for the first time his No Hiding Place. Brown, Sterling A. Sterling A. Brown is the author of The Collected Poems ( avg rating, 69 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Southern Road ( avg rating, 21 ratin /5.

The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown was selected for the National Poetry Series in Brown won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize in , the .   Source of the text - Sterling A. Brown, The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown, edited by Michael S. Harper. Evanston, Ill.: TriQuarterly Books, TJB: Floozy shots. In this family tragedy clothed in nursery rhyme, the poet comforts a young girl on a trajectory to join the oldest profession.

Because Brown's first book of poems appeared at the outset of the Great Depression, it missed the widespread attention it might have attracted but a few years earlier. Brown returned to Harvard for graduate study and produced two groundbreaking critical studies of African American literature in the s. The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown. Sterling A. Brown and Michael S. Harper. Paper: I certify that the book requested is for use by the student in connection with a course in which the student is registered or enrolled at the university, college, school or campus listed above.


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Late volumes of verse include The Last Ride of Wild Bill and Eleven Narrative Poems () and The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown (), winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry prize. Brown earned a reputation for refinement, pedagogical skill, an easy, unpretentious manner, and commitment to his race.

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"In Sterling's poetry you find the true meaning of the world soul." --Ernest J. Gaines "For the first time, we can appreciate Mr. Brown's full range, his mastery of so many traditions A self-styled 'Old Negro, ' Sterling Brown is not only the Afro-American Poet Laureate, he is a great poet.".

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He studied the work of Ezra Pound and T. Eliot, but was more interested in the works of Amy Lowell, Edgar Lee Masters, Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg. Brown's warning to Thomas Sowell, as quoted in Sowell's A Personal Odyssey (, p.

). Honors. Inthe District of Columbia declared May 1, his birthday, Sterling A. Brown Day. [8] His Collected Poems won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize in the early s for the best collection of poetry published that year. [9].Arguably the greatest African American poet of the century, Sterling Brown was instrumental in bringing the traditions of African American folk life to readers all over the world.

This is the definitive collection of Brown's poems, and the only edition available in the United States.Sterling Allen Brown (May 1, – Janu ) was a black professor, folklorist, poet, literary critic, and first Poet Laureate of the District of chiefly studied black culture of the Southern United States and was a full professor at Howard University for most of his career.

He was a visiting professor at several other notable institutions, including Vassar College, New.