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The Resource Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor

Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor

Label
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present
Title
Children of the night
Title remainder
the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gloria Naylor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty-seven stories on the black experience. They range from Ralph Ellison's Backwacking, A Plea to the Senator, which is a satire on racism, to Sherley Anne William's Meditation on History, the story of a slave uprising, to Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson, on a poor girl's visit to a toy shop for the rich
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.018896073
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS647.A35
LC item number
C5 1995
Literary form
fiction
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Naylor, Gloria
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  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • African Americans
  • American fiction
  • African Americans
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Short stories, American
Label
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Remember him a outlaw
  • Alexis DeVeaux
  • Mother
  • Andrea Lee
  • Long distances
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • After dreaming of President Johnson
  • Howard Gordon
  • Neighbors
  • Diane Oliver
  • The tale of Gorgik
  • The witness
  • Ann Petry
  • Steady going up
  • Maya Angelou
  • The lesson
  • Toni Cade Bambara
  • Kiswana Browne
  • Gloria Naylor
  • Second-hand man
  • Rita Dove
  • Samuel Delaney
  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Jess Mowry
  • Silences
  • Helen Elaine Lee
  • Proper library
  • Carolyn Ferrell
  • Diary of an African nun
  • Alice Walker
  • In a house of wooden monkeys
  • Shay Youngblood
  • Meditations on history
  • Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses
  • Joyce Carol Thomas
  • Tell me how long the train's been gone
  • James Baldwin
  • By the way of morning fire
  • Michael Weaver
  • China
  • Charles Johnson
  • Blackness
  • Jamaica Kincaid
  • Sherley Anne Williams
  • Lost in the city
  • Edward P. Jones
  • Run, mourner, run
  • Randall Kenan
  • Blues for Little Prez
  • Sam Greenlee
  • Ma'Dear
  • Terry McMillan
  • Transaction
  • Kelvin Christopher James
  • Damballah
  • A loaf of bread
  • James Alan McPherson
  • Backwacking, a plea to the senator
  • Ralph Ellison
  • The woman who would eat flowers
  • Colleen McElroy
  • And love them?
  • Thonmas Glave
  • An area in the cerebral hemisphere
  • Clarence Major
  • John Edgar Wideman
  • Oh she gotta head fulla hair
  • Ntozake Shange
  • That place
  • Carolivia Herron
  • New York day women
  • Edwidge Danticat
  • Louisiana: 1850
  • Jewelle Gomez
Control code
ocm32429812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 569 p.
Isbn
9780316599238
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95016356
System control number
(OCoLC)32429812
Label
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor
Publication
Contents
  • Remember him a outlaw
  • Alexis DeVeaux
  • Mother
  • Andrea Lee
  • Long distances
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • After dreaming of President Johnson
  • Howard Gordon
  • Neighbors
  • Diane Oliver
  • The tale of Gorgik
  • The witness
  • Ann Petry
  • Steady going up
  • Maya Angelou
  • The lesson
  • Toni Cade Bambara
  • Kiswana Browne
  • Gloria Naylor
  • Second-hand man
  • Rita Dove
  • Samuel Delaney
  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Jess Mowry
  • Silences
  • Helen Elaine Lee
  • Proper library
  • Carolyn Ferrell
  • Diary of an African nun
  • Alice Walker
  • In a house of wooden monkeys
  • Shay Youngblood
  • Meditations on history
  • Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses
  • Joyce Carol Thomas
  • Tell me how long the train's been gone
  • James Baldwin
  • By the way of morning fire
  • Michael Weaver
  • China
  • Charles Johnson
  • Blackness
  • Jamaica Kincaid
  • Sherley Anne Williams
  • Lost in the city
  • Edward P. Jones
  • Run, mourner, run
  • Randall Kenan
  • Blues for Little Prez
  • Sam Greenlee
  • Ma'Dear
  • Terry McMillan
  • Transaction
  • Kelvin Christopher James
  • Damballah
  • A loaf of bread
  • James Alan McPherson
  • Backwacking, a plea to the senator
  • Ralph Ellison
  • The woman who would eat flowers
  • Colleen McElroy
  • And love them?
  • Thonmas Glave
  • An area in the cerebral hemisphere
  • Clarence Major
  • John Edgar Wideman
  • Oh she gotta head fulla hair
  • Ntozake Shange
  • That place
  • Carolivia Herron
  • New York day women
  • Edwidge Danticat
  • Louisiana: 1850
  • Jewelle Gomez
Control code
ocm32429812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 569 p.
Isbn
9780316599238
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95016356
System control number
(OCoLC)32429812

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