This volume provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on the fourteen most significant contemporary black American poets and dramatists, including Ed Bullins, Rita Dove, Nikki Giovanni, Audre Lorde, Thylias Moss, Ishmael Reed, and Ntozake Shange.
About the Author
One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom's books -- about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature -- are as erudite as they are accessible.
Hometown:New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
Date of Birth:July 11, 1930
Date of Death:October 14, 2019
Place of Birth:New York, New York
Education:B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955