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The best short stories by Black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967, edited and with an introduction by Langston Hughes

Label
The best short stories by Black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967
Title
The best short stories by Black writers
Title remainder
the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Langston Hughes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
FVC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The best short stories by Black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967, edited and with an introduction by Langston Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Back Bay books."
  • "Previously published as The best short stories by Negro writers"--T.p. verso
Contents
  • The sheriff's children / Charles W. Chesnutt -- The scapegoat / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Fern / Jean Toomer -- Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher -- The warf rats / Eric Walrond -- A summer tragedy / Arna Bontempts -- Thank you, M'am / Langston Hughes -- The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston -- The Revolt of the evil fairies / Ted Poston -- Almos' a man / Richard Wright -- Marihuana and a pistol / Chester B. Hines -- The beach umbrella / Cyrus Colter -- The richer, the poorer / Dorothy West -- The almost white boy / Willard Motley -- Afternoon into night / Katherine Dunham -- Flying home / Ralph Ellison -- Come home early, chile / Owen Dobson -- Santa Claus is a white man / John Henrik Clarke -- The stick up / John Oliver Killens -- Health card / Frank Yerby -- We're the only colored people here / Gwendolyn Brooks -- The pocketbook game / Alice Childress -- The checkerboard / Alston Anderson
  • This morning, this evening, so soon / James Baldwin -- See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman -- The blues begin / Sylvester Leaks -- Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams -- Singing dinah's song / Frank London Brown -- Duel with the clock / Junis Edwards -- Barbados / Paule Marshall -- The day the world almost came to an end / Pearl Crayton -- An interesting social study / Kristin Hunter -- A new day / Charles Wright -- Quietus / Charlie Russell -- Mother to son / Conrad Kent Rivers -- A long day in November / Ernest J. Gaines -- Miss Luhester gives a party / Ronald Fair -- The death of tommy grimes / R. J. Meaddough III -- Old blues singers never die / Clifford Vincent Johnson -- The only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley -- Beautiful light and black our dreams / Woodie King Jr. -- Red bonnet / Linsey Patterson -- The burglar / Lebert Bethune -- Junkie-Joe had some money / Ronald Milner -- Direct action / Mike Thelwell -- The engagement party / Robert Boles -- To hell with dying / Alice Walker
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 508 p.
Isbn
9780316380317
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Black glazed wrappers. Purchase, Eso Won Books, 1997.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31493729
  • ucoclc31493729
Label
The best short stories by Black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967, edited and with an introduction by Langston Hughes
Publication
Note
  • "Back Bay books."
  • "Previously published as The best short stories by Negro writers"--T.p. verso
Contents
  • The sheriff's children / Charles W. Chesnutt -- The scapegoat / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Fern / Jean Toomer -- Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher -- The warf rats / Eric Walrond -- A summer tragedy / Arna Bontempts -- Thank you, M'am / Langston Hughes -- The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston -- The Revolt of the evil fairies / Ted Poston -- Almos' a man / Richard Wright -- Marihuana and a pistol / Chester B. Hines -- The beach umbrella / Cyrus Colter -- The richer, the poorer / Dorothy West -- The almost white boy / Willard Motley -- Afternoon into night / Katherine Dunham -- Flying home / Ralph Ellison -- Come home early, chile / Owen Dobson -- Santa Claus is a white man / John Henrik Clarke -- The stick up / John Oliver Killens -- Health card / Frank Yerby -- We're the only colored people here / Gwendolyn Brooks -- The pocketbook game / Alice Childress -- The checkerboard / Alston Anderson
  • This morning, this evening, so soon / James Baldwin -- See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman -- The blues begin / Sylvester Leaks -- Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams -- Singing dinah's song / Frank London Brown -- Duel with the clock / Junis Edwards -- Barbados / Paule Marshall -- The day the world almost came to an end / Pearl Crayton -- An interesting social study / Kristin Hunter -- A new day / Charles Wright -- Quietus / Charlie Russell -- Mother to son / Conrad Kent Rivers -- A long day in November / Ernest J. Gaines -- Miss Luhester gives a party / Ronald Fair -- The death of tommy grimes / R. J. Meaddough III -- Old blues singers never die / Clifford Vincent Johnson -- The only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley -- Beautiful light and black our dreams / Woodie King Jr. -- Red bonnet / Linsey Patterson -- The burglar / Lebert Bethune -- Junkie-Joe had some money / Ronald Milner -- Direct action / Mike Thelwell -- The engagement party / Robert Boles -- To hell with dying / Alice Walker
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 508 p.
Isbn
9780316380317
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Black glazed wrappers. Purchase, Eso Won Books, 1997.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31493729
  • ucoclc31493729

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