Today"s Negro voices

an anthology by young Negro poets
  • 141 Pages
  • 0.23 MB
  • English

J. Messner , New York
American poetry -- African American authors., American poetry -- 20th century., African Americans -- Po
Statementedited by Beatrice M. Murphy.
ContributionsMurphy, Beatrice M., 1908- comp.
LC ClassificationsPS591.N4 M83
The Physical Object
Pagination141 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4574135M
ISBN 10067132232X
LC Control Number77100568

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