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The Resource Wrestling with the muse : Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press, Melba Joyce Boyd

Wrestling with the muse : Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press, Melba Joyce Boyd

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Wrestling with the muse : Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press
Title
Wrestling with the muse
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Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press
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Melba Joyce Boyd
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eng
Summary
And as I groped in darknessand felt the pain of millions, gradually, like day driving night across the continent, I saw dawn upon them like the sun a vision.?Dudley Randall, from ""Roses and Revolutions""In 1963, the African American poet Dudley Randall (1914?2000) wrote ""The Ballad of Birmingham"" in response to the bombing of a church in Alabama that killed four young black girls, and ""Dressed All in Pink, "" about the assassination of President Kennedy. When both were set to music by folk singer Jerry Moore in 1965, Randall published them as broad
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Wrestling with the muse : Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press, Melba Joyce Boyd
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Wrestling with the muse : Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press, Melba Joyce Boyd
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/boyd13026
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-370) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : wrestling with the muse -- Beginnings and endings -- The fertile black bottom of Paradise Valley -- Poets of black bottom : Dudley Randall meets Robert Hayden -- War at home and abroad -- The return : poetry and prophecy -- Sojourn and return -- The emergence of the second renaissance in Detroit -- "Ballad of Birmingham" : the founding of Broadside Press and the Black Arts Movement -- "Ya vas Lyubil" : Alexander Pushkin, Dudley Randall, and the Black Russian connection -- Cultural wars and civil wars -- "Prophets for a new day" : diversity and heritage -- The new Black poets -- Dudley Randall's poetic dialectics and the Black Arts Movement -- "After the killing" : Dudley Randall's Black Arts poetry -- Poetry as industry -- "Shape of the invisible" : the rise and fall of Broadside Press -- "In the mourning time" : the return -- A poet is not a jukebox -- At peace with the muse -- "The ascent" -- Epilogue -- Appendix I : translating poetry in to film : The Black unicorn : Dudley Randall and the Broadside Press -- Appendix II : worksheets for "Frederick Douglass and the slave breaker."
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1 online resource (xii, 385 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231503648
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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