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near-Johannesburg boy, and other poems

Gwendolyn Brooks

near-Johannesburg boy, and other poems

by Gwendolyn Brooks

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Published by David Co. in Chicago (P.O. Box 19355, Chicago, Ill. 60619) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesNear-Johannesburg boy.
StatementGwendolyn Brooks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.R7244 N4 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2421602M
LC Control Number87105933

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A Black boy near Johannesburg, hot in the Hot Time. Those people do not like Black among the colors. They do not like our calling our country ours. They say our country is not ours. Those people. Visiting the world as I visit the world. Those people. Their bleach is puckered and cruel. It is work to speak of my Father. My Father.   - Buy Hip-Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems book online at best prices in India on Read Hip-Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s:

Brief Bio Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, in and raised in Chicago. She is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, including Children Coming Home (The David Co., ); Blacks (); To Disembark (); The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems (); Riot (); In the Mecca (); The Bean Eaters (); Annie Allen (), for which she received the . Brooks and Blakely’s second child, Nora, was born in Throughout the s Brooks raised her children, reviewed books, worked at her poems, and wrote and published the novel Maud Martha. She cast the book as a novel in hopes it would earn her more money than the meager spoils that even a Pulitzer prize–winning poet could expect.


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Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brooks, Gwendolyn, Near-Johannesburg boy, and other poems. Chicago (P.O. BoxChicago. She was the author of more than twenty books of poetry, including Children Coming Home, Blacks, To Disembark, The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems, Riot, In the Mecca, The Bean Eaters.

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As he trails fierce bears imaginary Or listens quietly for the wild canary, There are trees to climb--birds to hear, Animals to greet with love--not fear. Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, on June 7,and raised in Chicago. During the course of her life she published over 20 books of poetry including he Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems (), Riot () and Annie Allen (), for which she recieved the Pulitzer Prize.

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She was a much-honored poet, even in her lifetime, with the distinction of being the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize. She also was poetry consultant to the Library of Congress—the first Black woman to hold that position—and poet laureate of the State of.Included are several books in their entirety ("Annie Allen," "In the Mecca," etc.) as well as excerpts from some later books ("Primer for Blacks," "The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems," etc.).

Although most of the books represented are works of poetry, "Blacks" also contains the text of Brooks' novel "Maud Martha."Brooks is a stylistic virtuoso, proficient with the sonnet, ballad, free verse.