Contemporary Black American Poets and Dramatists (Writers of English Series)

Contemporary Black American Poets and Dramatists (Writers of English Series)

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791022382
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/1995
Series: Writers of English Series
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.15(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

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

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