The Resource Letters to America : contemporary American poetry on race, edited by Jim Daniels

Letters to America : contemporary American poetry on race, edited by Jim Daniels

Label
Letters to America : contemporary American poetry on race
Title
Letters to America
Title remainder
contemporary American poetry on race
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jim Daniels
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of poems that explore the issues surrounding race relations in American society, told from the experience of Black, Native American, Asian, Arabic, Hispanic, and white cultures
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PS595.R32
LC item number
L47 1995
Literary form
non fiction
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1956-
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Daniels, Jim
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  • American poetry
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • American poetry
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • United States
  • Lyrik
  • Rasse
  • USA
Label
Letters to America : contemporary American poetry on race, edited by Jim Daniels
Instantiates
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes "The picnic, an homage to civil rights" / by Afaa M. Weaver : pages 191-192
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Late bus (after a series of hold-ups)
  • Richard Katrovas
  • Black English
  • Richard Katrovas
  • Race relations
  • Carolyn Kizer
  • For Black poets who think of suicide
  • Etheridge Knight
  • A Wasp woman visits a Black junkie in prison
  • Etheridge Knight
  • The warden said to me the other day
  • Russell Atkins
  • Etheridge Knight
  • Dark prophecy: I sing of shine
  • Etheridge Knight
  • Report from the skull's diorama
  • Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Tu Do Street
  • Yusef Komunyakaa
  • So Mexicans are taking jobs from Americans
  • Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • There are black
  • Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • The old man's lazy
  • Peter Blue Cloud
  • The lovers of the poor
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Letter to America
  • The Black poets
  • Charles Bukowski
  • Poem fro the young White man who asked me how I, an intelligent, well-read person could believe in the war between races
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes
  • No translation, not poetry
  • Daryl Ngee Chinn
  • Skin color from the sun
  • Daryl Ngee Chinn
  • In White America / Lucille Clifton
  • Fannie Lou Hamer / Sam Cornish
  • Francisco Alarcon
  • Give me the red on the black of the bullet (for Claude Reece, Jr.)
  • Jayne Cortez
  • Time, temperature
  • Jim Daniels
  • St. Peter Claver
  • Toi Derricotte
  • The weakness
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Blackbottom
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Lawd, dese Colored chillum
  • The struggle
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Yuba City School
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Columbus Day
  • Jimmie Durham
  • Sherbet
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Thrift
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Fareedah Allah
  • The Supremes
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Why do so few Blacks study creative writing? / Cornelius Eady
  • False arrest / Cornelius Eady
  • Bulosan listens to a recording of Robert Johnson / Alfred Encarnacion
  • Bully
  • Martin Espada
  • Jorge the church janitor finally quits
  • Martin Espada
  • The poet's shuffle
  • Powwow
  • Calvin Forbes
  • For Martin Luther King
  • Charles Fort
  • Pushing
  • Christopher Gilbert
  • Theory of curve
  • Christopher Gilbert
  • Kemo Sabe
  • Diane Glancy
  • The first reader, Santee Training School, 1873
  • Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi
  • Diane Glancy
  • Autobiography
  • Joy Harjo
  • Anchorage
  • Joy Harjo
  • Song: I want a witness
  • Michael S. Harper
  • The truth is
  • Linda Hogan
  • Redress: thinking it through
  • Song of the breed
  • Garrett Kaoru Hongo
  • Sweet words on race
  • Langston Hughes
  • Dinner guest: me
  • Langston Hughes
  • The ideal
  • T.R. Hummer
  • For Medgar Evers
  • David Ignatow
  • Harold
  • Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi
  • David Ignatow
  • What would I do White?
  • June Jordan
  • A poem about intelligence for my brothers and sisters
  • June Jordan
  • Sand Nigger
  • Lawrence Joseph
  • Bailey Gatzert: the first grade, 1945
  • Lonny Kaneko
  • Sky
  • The race question
  • Naomi Long Madgett
  • Lessons from a mirror
  • Thylias Moss
  • Letters from Poston Relocation Camp (1942-45)
  • David Mura
  • On the subway
  • Sharon Olds
  • Upstate
  • Simon Ortiz
  • Afterimages
  • Black poet, White critic
  • Dudley Randall
  • The idiot
  • Dudley Randall
  • The Eskimo girl
  • David Ray
  • Going full-court
  • John Repp
  • If Marilyn Monroe
  • Leo Romero
  • Audre Lorde
  • The Black back-ups
  • Kate Rushin
  • Nazi
  • Ira Sadoff
  • Civil rights
  • Ira Sadoff
  • Midnight vapor light between
  • Betsy Sholl
  • Outside the depot
  • Betsy Sholl
  • Foul line: 1987
  • Dawn
  • Betsy Sholl
  • Mexicans begin jogging
  • Gary Soto
  • The cloud unfolding
  • Ernesto Trejo
  • Indian singing in 20th century America
  • Gail Tremblay
  • Poem for my father
  • Quincy Troupe
  • Colleen J. McElroy
  • Boomerang: a blatantly political poem
  • Quincy Troupe
  • Fortune cookie blues
  • Amy Uyematsu
  • December 7 always brings Christmas early
  • Amy Uyematsu
  • At the movie: Virginia, 1956
  • Ellen Bryant Voigt
  • Women's locker room
  • Marilyn Nelson Waniek
  • from Homegrown: an Asian-American anthology of writers
  • Star-fix
  • Marilyn Nelson Waniek
  • Alderman
  • Marilyn Nelson Waniek
  • Hating Jews
  • Tom Wayman
  • The picnic, an homage to civil rights
  • Michael S. Weaver
  • Racists
  • C.K. Williams
  • Colleen J. McElroy
  • Segregated railway diner: 1946
  • Robert Winner
  • Can't tell
  • Nellie Wong
  • Soul music
  • Baron Wormser
  • On a phrase from Southern Ohio
  • James Wright
  • A poem for players
  • Al Young
  • Images
  • W.H. Auden & Mantan Moreland
  • Al Young
  • No offense
  • Kevin Young
  • Love in the classroom
  • Al Zolynas
  • Naomi Long Madgett
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780814325421
Lccn
95019996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Afaa M. Weaver ; paperback edition.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32625285
  • (OCoLC)ocm32625285
Label
Letters to America : contemporary American poetry on race, edited by Jim Daniels
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes "The picnic, an homage to civil rights" / by Afaa M. Weaver : pages 191-192
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Late bus (after a series of hold-ups)
  • Richard Katrovas
  • Black English
  • Richard Katrovas
  • Race relations
  • Carolyn Kizer
  • For Black poets who think of suicide
  • Etheridge Knight
  • A Wasp woman visits a Black junkie in prison
  • Etheridge Knight
  • The warden said to me the other day
  • Russell Atkins
  • Etheridge Knight
  • Dark prophecy: I sing of shine
  • Etheridge Knight
  • Report from the skull's diorama
  • Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Tu Do Street
  • Yusef Komunyakaa
  • So Mexicans are taking jobs from Americans
  • Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • There are black
  • Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • The old man's lazy
  • Peter Blue Cloud
  • The lovers of the poor
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Letter to America
  • The Black poets
  • Charles Bukowski
  • Poem fro the young White man who asked me how I, an intelligent, well-read person could believe in the war between races
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes
  • No translation, not poetry
  • Daryl Ngee Chinn
  • Skin color from the sun
  • Daryl Ngee Chinn
  • In White America / Lucille Clifton
  • Fannie Lou Hamer / Sam Cornish
  • Francisco Alarcon
  • Give me the red on the black of the bullet (for Claude Reece, Jr.)
  • Jayne Cortez
  • Time, temperature
  • Jim Daniels
  • St. Peter Claver
  • Toi Derricotte
  • The weakness
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Blackbottom
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Lawd, dese Colored chillum
  • The struggle
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Yuba City School
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Columbus Day
  • Jimmie Durham
  • Sherbet
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Thrift
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Fareedah Allah
  • The Supremes
  • Cornelius Eady
  • Why do so few Blacks study creative writing? / Cornelius Eady
  • False arrest / Cornelius Eady
  • Bulosan listens to a recording of Robert Johnson / Alfred Encarnacion
  • Bully
  • Martin Espada
  • Jorge the church janitor finally quits
  • Martin Espada
  • The poet's shuffle
  • Powwow
  • Calvin Forbes
  • For Martin Luther King
  • Charles Fort
  • Pushing
  • Christopher Gilbert
  • Theory of curve
  • Christopher Gilbert
  • Kemo Sabe
  • Diane Glancy
  • The first reader, Santee Training School, 1873
  • Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi
  • Diane Glancy
  • Autobiography
  • Joy Harjo
  • Anchorage
  • Joy Harjo
  • Song: I want a witness
  • Michael S. Harper
  • The truth is
  • Linda Hogan
  • Redress: thinking it through
  • Song of the breed
  • Garrett Kaoru Hongo
  • Sweet words on race
  • Langston Hughes
  • Dinner guest: me
  • Langston Hughes
  • The ideal
  • T.R. Hummer
  • For Medgar Evers
  • David Ignatow
  • Harold
  • Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi
  • David Ignatow
  • What would I do White?
  • June Jordan
  • A poem about intelligence for my brothers and sisters
  • June Jordan
  • Sand Nigger
  • Lawrence Joseph
  • Bailey Gatzert: the first grade, 1945
  • Lonny Kaneko
  • Sky
  • The race question
  • Naomi Long Madgett
  • Lessons from a mirror
  • Thylias Moss
  • Letters from Poston Relocation Camp (1942-45)
  • David Mura
  • On the subway
  • Sharon Olds
  • Upstate
  • Simon Ortiz
  • Afterimages
  • Black poet, White critic
  • Dudley Randall
  • The idiot
  • Dudley Randall
  • The Eskimo girl
  • David Ray
  • Going full-court
  • John Repp
  • If Marilyn Monroe
  • Leo Romero
  • Audre Lorde
  • The Black back-ups
  • Kate Rushin
  • Nazi
  • Ira Sadoff
  • Civil rights
  • Ira Sadoff
  • Midnight vapor light between
  • Betsy Sholl
  • Outside the depot
  • Betsy Sholl
  • Foul line: 1987
  • Dawn
  • Betsy Sholl
  • Mexicans begin jogging
  • Gary Soto
  • The cloud unfolding
  • Ernesto Trejo
  • Indian singing in 20th century America
  • Gail Tremblay
  • Poem for my father
  • Quincy Troupe
  • Colleen J. McElroy
  • Boomerang: a blatantly political poem
  • Quincy Troupe
  • Fortune cookie blues
  • Amy Uyematsu
  • December 7 always brings Christmas early
  • Amy Uyematsu
  • At the movie: Virginia, 1956
  • Ellen Bryant Voigt
  • Women's locker room
  • Marilyn Nelson Waniek
  • from Homegrown: an Asian-American anthology of writers
  • Star-fix
  • Marilyn Nelson Waniek
  • Alderman
  • Marilyn Nelson Waniek
  • Hating Jews
  • Tom Wayman
  • The picnic, an homage to civil rights
  • Michael S. Weaver
  • Racists
  • C.K. Williams
  • Colleen J. McElroy
  • Segregated railway diner: 1946
  • Robert Winner
  • Can't tell
  • Nellie Wong
  • Soul music
  • Baron Wormser
  • On a phrase from Southern Ohio
  • James Wright
  • A poem for players
  • Al Young
  • Images
  • W.H. Auden & Mantan Moreland
  • Al Young
  • No offense
  • Kevin Young
  • Love in the classroom
  • Al Zolynas
  • Naomi Long Madgett
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780814325421
Lccn
95019996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Afaa M. Weaver ; paperback edition.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32625285
  • (OCoLC)ocm32625285

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