ERIC Number: EJ674422
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
From the Oral to the Written.
Tate, Eleanora E.
New Advocate, v16 n2 p139-47 Spr 2003
Discusses how Langston Hughes poem, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," vividly describes the connectivity between Black people and home and the world. Notes how it subconsciously validated the author's feeling and supported her need to know that it was all right and wonderful to write words that celebrated Black families and the neighborhoods and communities that she knew and loved. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The editor's introduction indicates that this is the final issue.