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Title Shimmy shimmy shimmy like my sister Kate : looking at the Harlem Renaissance through poems / [edited by] Nikki Giovanni.

Imprint New York : H. Holt, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    811.08 SHI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 186 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents W.E.B. Du Bois -- James Weldon Johnson -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Claude McKay -- Melvin B. Tolson -- Langston Hughes -- Arna Bontemps -- Countee Cullen -- Helene Johnson -- Waring Cuney -- Richard Wright -- Robert Hayden -- Margaret Walker -- Samuel Allen -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Lance Jeffers -- LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka -- Sonia Sanchez -- Ishmael Reed -- James Randall, Jr. -- Nikki Giovanni -- Carolyn M. Rodgers -- Ntozake Shange.
Summary Includes poems by such authors as Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Amiri Baraka, with commentary and a discussion of the development of African American arts known as the Harlem Renaissance.
Subject Young adult poetry, American -- African American authors.
American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Poetry.
Harlem Renaissance.
Added Author Giovanni, Nikki.
ISBN 0805034943 : $17.95

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