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Includes poetry by African-American poets from 1760-1900. Covering a wide range of topics from slavery and abolition to love and death, this collection provides a unique portrait of early America through the reflections of African-American poets during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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It contains a rich variety of poetic styles and types including elegies, odes, ditties, hymns, and sonnets. The bibliographic source for the Database of African-American Poetry is the invaluable Afro-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975, by W. P. French et al.

Coverage: 1760-1900 - Updates vary

Vendor: ProQuest

Producer: Chadwyck-Healey

Interlibrary Loan Type: Print-only Copy Permitted

Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users