All These Things the Old Tales Tell - The Selected Poetry of Alice Dunbar Nelson (Paperback)

All These Things the Old Tales Tell - The Selected Poetry of Alice Dunbar Nelson By Alice Dunbar Nelson Cover Image
$12.99
Ships from our supplier - you choose to your home or to the store

Description


Alice Dunbar Nelson (1875-1935) was an American journalist, political activist, and poet. She belonged to the first generation of black southerners born into freedom following the Civil War and gained acclaim for her poetry, columns, dramas, and stories. This fantastic book contains a brand new collection of Nelson's best and most famous poetry, highly recommended for poetry lovers with an interest in the history of slavery in the United States. Contents include: "Three Thoughts", "A Plaint", "Impressions", "You Inez ", "Legend of the Newspaper", "Amid the Roses", "Paul to Virginia - Fin De Siecle", "In Memoriam", "At Bay St. Louis", "I Sit and Sew", "New Year's Day", "Farewell", "If I had Known", "Chalmetle", "The Idler", etc. Other notable works by this author include: "As in a Looking Glass" (1926-1930), "The Colored United States" (1924), and "People of Color in Louisiana" (1917). Ragged Hand is proudly publishing this brand new collection of classic poetry with a specially-commissioned biography of the author.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781528717908
ISBN-10: 1528717902
Publisher: Ragged Hand
Publication Date: August 4th, 2020
Pages: 50
Language: English