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14%OFFCharles H Rowell - Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry - 9780393339406 - V9780393339406
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Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry

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Description for Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry Paperback. More than seventy poets are represented in this innovative new anthology of African American poetry since the 1960s. Editor(s): Rowell, Charles Henry. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 154 x 40. Weight in Grams: 936.
This is not just another poetry anthology. It is a gathering of poems that demonstrate what happens when writers in a marginalized community collectively turn from dedicating their writing to political, social, and economic struggles, and instead devote themselves to the art of their poems and to the ideas they embody. These poets bear witness to the interior landscapes of their own individual selves or examine the private or personal worlds of invented personae and, therefore, of human beings living in our modern and postmodern worlds.

The anthology focuses on post-1960s poetry and includes such poets as ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
608
Condition
New
Number of Pages
672
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780393339406
SKU
V9780393339406
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About Charles H Rowell
Charles Henry Rowell is the founder and editor of the premier literary and cultural journal of the African diaspora, Callaloo. He is a professor of English at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he lives.

Reviews for Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry
"An excellent anthology, a page-turner."
Jordan Davis - The Nation

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