Extraordinary measures : Afrocentric modernism and twentieth-century American poetry / Lorenzo Thomas.
By: Thomas, Lorenzo.Material type: TextSeries: Modern and contemporary poetics: Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2000Description: xiv, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0817310142 (alk. paper); 9780817310141 (alk. paper); 0817310150 (pbk.); 9780817310158 (pbk.).Subject(s): American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism | American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism | African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Modernism (Literature) -- United States | American poetry -- African influences | African Americans in literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Extraordinary measures.DDC classification: 811/.509896073 LOC classification: PS310.N4 | T48 2000Also issued online.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -260) and index.
Fenton Johnson : the high cost of militance -- William Stanley Braithwaite and Harriet Monroe : the battle for new poetry -- Margaret Walker and the contest to define America -- Literary criticism and the color line : Melvin B. Tolson's eloquent accommodations -- Roots of the Black Arts movement : New York in the 1960s -- Amiri Baraka : gathering the spirits -- A change is gonna come : Black voices of Louisiana -- Neon griot : the functional role of poetry readings -- At the edge of the twenty-first century.
Also issued online.
"Revives and appraises the writings of a number of this century's most important African American poets."--cover.