All These Things the Old Tales Tell

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9781528717908 - All These Things the Old Tales Tell - Alice Dunbar Nelson
9781528717908 - All These Things the Old Tales Tell - Alice Dunbar Nelson
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All These Things the Old Tales Tell

The Best of Alice Dunbar Nelson

Alice Dunbar Nelson 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. This fantastic book contains a brand new collection of Nelson’s best and most famous poetry.

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SKU: 9781528717908 Categories: Poetry & Drama | History | Poetry | Women in History |

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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.

Book Details

Author

Alice Dunbar Nelson

Imprint

Ragged Hand - Read & Co.

ISBN

9781528717908, 9781528791014

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Pages

50

Publication Date

31 July 2020

Dimensions 4 × 6 in

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