Anthology of Negro Poets (Audio recording)



Anthology of Negro Poets (Audio recording)

This edition

"Anthology of Negro Poets" . Ed. Arna Bontemps. Folkways Records (FL 9791), 1954. 33 1/3 rpm phonograph record. CD, 2004.

Online access

● Internet Archive

Table of contents

Featuring readings by Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, Claud McKay, Countee Cullen, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Margaret Walker

Side 1:
Langston Hughes reading:
● I Have Known Rivers
● I, Too
Sterling Brown reading:
● Long Gone
● Ma Rainey
Claude McKay reading:
● St. Isaac's Church
● The Tropics in New York
● If We Must Die (Introduction)
● If We Must Die
Countee Cullen reading:
● Heritage

Side 2:
Margaret Walker reading:
● For My People
● Old Molley Means
● Kissie Lee
● Stackalee
● John Henry
Gwendolyn Brooks reading:
● Kitchenette
● Song of the Front Yard
● The Preacher Ruminates
● The Children of the Poor (Sonnet No. 2)
● Old Laughter
● Beverly Hills, Chicago

Reviews and notices of anthology

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See also

• "Golden Slippers: An Anthology of Negro Poetry for Young Readers", ed. Arna Bontemps (1941) [see above]

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