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ERIC Number: ED130272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 64
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Black Poetry Writing: A Capsule Course.
Brooks, Gwendolyn; And Others
In this handbook, four authors write on the same topics but with varying emphases. Gwendolyn Brooks sketches the background of Afro-American poetry and offers practical hints and exercises for writing. Keorapatse Kgositsile discusses the role and situation of the black writer. Haki R. Madhubuti (Don L. Lee) explains an author's commitment and discusses the use of words, metaphors, symbols, and characters. Dudley Randall analyzes the syntactical and rhythmical structure of verse and gives suggestions on marketing. The book includes lists of books and articles for background and technique, answers to questions asked by beginning writers, and work sheets showing the growth of a poem. (JM)
Broadside Press, 12651 Old Mill Place, Detroit, Michigan 48238 ($5.00 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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