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America"s first Negro poet

Jupiter Hammon

America"s first Negro poet

the complete works of Jupiter Hammon of Long Island.

by Jupiter Hammon

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Published by I. J. Friedman Division, Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited with an introd. by Stanley Austin Ransom, Jr. Biographical sketch of Jupiter Hammon by Oscar Wegelin. Critical analysis of the works of Jupiter Hammon by Vernon Loggins.
    GenrePoetry.
    SeriesEmpire State historical publications series,, no. 82
    ContributionsRansom, Stanley Austin, 1928- ed., Wegelin, Oscar, 1876-1970.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS767 .H15 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5072744M
    ISBN 100871980827
    LC Control Number74082651

    Some people, Blacks mostly, quote W.E.B. DuBois figure of million African Slaves exported to the Americas. In his book, The Negro, DuBois wrote: The exact proportions of the slave trade can be estimated only approximately. Probably every slave imported represented on the average, five corpses in Africa or on the high seas. Born in Joplin, Missouri, James Langston Hughes was the great-great-grandson of Charles Henry After a while, he dropped out of the degree course, but continued to write poetry. His first published poem, The Negro Speaks of Rivers, was also one of his most famous, appearing in Brownie's Book. In the forty-odd years between his first book File Size: 70KB.


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