Words with wings: a treasury of African-American poetry and art

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HarperCollins,
Pub. Date:
2001.
Language:
English
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These are just some of the works of art you will rind in this stunning collection dat pairs twenty poems by distinglushed African-American poets with twenty works of art by acclaimed African-American artists.

Alice Walkers poem "Women"-about women who "battered down/Doors/And ironed/Starched white/Shirts" so their children would get a good education-is paired with the breathtaking portrait Harriet Tubman, by William H. Johnson. The tender "Little Brown Baby." by poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, and artist Romare Bearden's Family reflect the deep love parents feel for their children.

African-American identity and history are powerfully evoked in art and poetry about slavery. racism. and black pride.. But African-American poetry and art have no boundaries. and these poets and artists explore many other themes as well that, will touch your heart. and dazzle your eyes.

This important collection inspires imagination as it pairs splendid poets and artists in a way that has never been done before.

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9780060293635
9780688164157
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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile poetry, African Americans in art -- Juvenile literature, Children's poetry, American -- African American authors
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