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African American Poetry

The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American to the major poets of the nineteenth century.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1760 - 1900
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • Publisher ProQuest
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types E-Books and E-Texts
  • Description The African American Poetry collection includes the full text of nearly 3,000 poems (including, elegies, odes, ditties, hymns, and sonnets) of more than 50 African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Its principal bibliographic source was African-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975 by W.P. French et al. (Not updated)