WorldCat Identities

Evans, Mari 1919-2017

Overview
Works: 66 works in 159 publications in 1 language and 5,915 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Music  Blues (Music)  Folk music  Work songs  Spirituals (Songs) 
Roles: Author, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Lyricist, Other, Speaker
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mari Evans
Black women writers (1950-1980) : a critical evaluation by Mari Evans( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent black women writers discuss their lives and work, followed by critical essays by both men and women
I am a Black woman by Mari Evans( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long road to freedom : an anthology of Black music by Harry Belafonte( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical history of America's Africans, including African tribal songs, slave call and response, work songs, spirituals, minstrel songs, blues, and more. Includes a lavishly illustrated book on the history of African American music, and a DVD about the production of this groundbreaking work
Jim flying high by Mari Evans( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud flying fish named Jim is rescued from a tree by Olukun, the Chief of the Water
Soul looks back in wonder by Tom Feelings( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artwork and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage
Dear Corinne, Tell somebody! Love, Annie : a book about secrets by Mari Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful book of twenty-seven letters revealing the devastating effects of child abuse
Nightstar, 1973-1978 by Mari Evans( )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JD by Mari Evans( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short stories recount the adventures of a black boy living in a city housing project
A dark and splendid mass by Mari Evans( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuum : new and selected poems by Mari Evans( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The distinguished poet Mari Evans writes unabashedly for and about African Americans, yet in this collection, readers from all backgrounds can find profound insight into the human experience. Written without the flourish of fancy language, the poems are full of Evans's brilliance, humor, and musical expression. Included are signature poems such as "I am a Black Woman" as well as new works that paint an intimate portrait of contemporary African American life. First released in 2007, this is a new, revised edition with several new poems added."--Amazon.com
Black women writers : arguments and interviews by Mari Evans( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I look at me! by Mari Evans( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I'm late" : the story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha who didn't have anyone of her own by Mari Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents three intertwined stories about teen pregnancy and the consequences of trying to grow up too soon
Furious flower I : conversations with African American poets, 1960-1995( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part video anthology of African American poetry with leading poets reading and discussing their own works. Part 1, Elders, introduces poets who laid the groundwork for today's Black poetry renaissance and mentored many of the younger voices represented in this series. These writers, many of whom began writing during the 1940s provided the wisdom and strong literary voice which brought Black verse to competence and maturity
Singing Black : alternative nursery rhymes for children by Mari Evans( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems for African American children that draw on the experiences of African American culture
Furious flower : conversations with African American poets( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part video anthology of African American poetry from the 1940s to 1995 offering intimate portraits of leading poets reading and discussing their own works. Part 1 introduces poets who laid the groundwork for today's Black poetry renaissance and mentored many of the younger voices represented in this series. These writers, many of whom began writing during the 1940s provided the wisdom and strong literary voice which brought Black verse to competence and maturity
The long road to freedom : an anthology of Black music( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historien og musikken om Amerikas afrikanere
Images, shadows and dreams : five vignettes : for SATB chorus, flute, guitar, piano, bass & drums by David Baker( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J D by Mari Evans( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short stories recount the adventures of a black boy living in a city housing project
Nightstar, 1973-78 by Mari Evans( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Black women writers (1950-1980) : a critical evaluation
Alternative Names
Mari Evans American poet

Mari Evans Amerikaans dichteres

Mari Evans poétesse américaine

Mari Evans poetisa estadounidense

馬里·埃文斯

Languages
English (119)

Covers
Soul looks back in wonderDear Corinne, Tell somebody! Love, Annie : a book about secretsNightstar, 1973-1978A dark and splendid massContinuum : new and selected poemsI look at me!"I'm late" : the story of LaNeese and Moonlight and Alisha who didn't have anyone of her ownSinging Black : alternative nursery rhymes for childrenNightstar, 1973-78