Bontemps, Arna 1902-1973
Most widely held works about Arna Bontemps
Most widely held works by Arna Bontemps
American Negro poetry ( Book )
20 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,625 libraries worldwide
Review "[Bontemps's] most distinctive works are ringing affirmations of the human passion for freedom and the desire for social justice inherent in us all. Arnold Rampersad called him the conscience of his era and it could be fairly added that his tendency to fuse history and imagination represents his personal legacy to a collective memory." --Charles L. James, The Oxford Companion to African American Literature (on the life and work of Arna Bontemps, editor of American Negro Poetry).
100 years of Negro freedom by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
Great slave narratives by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
The book of Negro folklore by Langston Hughes ( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
Comprehensive collection embracing the whole range of Negro folk expression.
The poetry of the Negro, 1746-1970 ( Book )
7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
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Anyplace but here by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
19 editions published between 1945 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
Black thunder by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
19 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
"Black Thunder is the true story of a slave insurrection that failed ... Garbriel is a young slave, who ... decides to avenge the murder of a fellow-slave by leading the Negroes of Richmond, Virginia, against the landowners"--Cover.
The Harlem renaissance remembered; essays by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
Story of the Negro by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
25 editions published between 1948 and 1975 in English and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
A history of the Negro race, from the early tribes of Africa and empire of Ethiopia, through the practice of slavery in many areas, especially the United States, to early twentieth century achievements of American Negroes.
Father of the blues, an autobiography by W. C Handy ( Book )
23 editions published between 1941 and 1991 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
Golden slippers, an anthology of Negro poetry for young readers ( Book )
6 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
Arna Bontemps-Langston Hughes letters, 1925-1967 by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
The poetry of the Negro, 1746-1949 ( Book )
5 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
Free at last; the life of Frederick Douglass by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
The Old South; "A summer tragedy" and other stories of the thirties by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Personal essays and short stories of the South.
The fast Sooner hound by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
7 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Chagrined that the hound Sooner continually outruns his trains, the roadmaster pits his speed against that of his fastest train, the Cannon Ball.
Chariot in the sky : a story of the Jubilee Singers by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
19 editions published between 1951 and 2002 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Eleven black students form a singing group and tour the world in an attempt to save their college from financial ruin.
Famous Negro athletes by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Includes biographies of Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jackie Robinson, Leroy (Satchel) Paige, Willie Mays, Jesse Owens, Wilt Chamberlain, Jim Brown, and Althea Gibson.
Hold fast to dreams; poems old and new selected by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by American and English poets on such topics as trees, spring, animals, the sea, and others.
Frederick Douglass: slave, fighter, freeman by Arna Bontemps ( Book )
5 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
A biography of the runaway slave who devoted his life to the abolition of slavery and the fight for black rights.
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Bontan, Āna 1902-1973
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973
Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973
Wendell Bontemps, Arna 1902-1973
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