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The Resource Get your ass in the water and swim like me : African American narrative poetry from oral tradition, [compiled by] Bruce Jackson

Get your ass in the water and swim like me : African American narrative poetry from oral tradition, [compiled by] Bruce Jackson

Label
Get your ass in the water and swim like me : African American narrative poetry from oral tradition
Title
Get your ass in the water and swim like me
Title remainder
African American narrative poetry from oral tradition
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Bruce Jackson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
811.08/96073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS477.5.T6
LC item number
J3 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jackson, Bruce
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk poetry, American
  • Toasts (African American folk poetry)
  • Narrative poetry, American
  • American poetry
  • Oral tradition
  • African Americans
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • African Americans
  • American poetry
  • Folk poetry, American
  • Narrative poetry, American
  • Oral tradition
  • Toasts (African American folk poetry)
  • United States
  • Lyrik
  • Mündliche Überlieferung
  • Schwarze
  • USA
Summary expansion
Originally published in 1975 and regarded as one of the great collections of African-American literature and folklore, this book brings together some of the best examples of the black folk poetry known as 'toasts'
Label
Get your ass in the water and swim like me : African American narrative poetry from oral tradition, [compiled by] Bruce Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-237) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; The Toasts; The Toast World; The Toasts; Books and Articles Cited; Index of Names; Index of First Lines
Control code
252718312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415969963
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252718312
Label
Get your ass in the water and swim like me : African American narrative poetry from oral tradition, [compiled by] Bruce Jackson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-237) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; The Toasts; The Toast World; The Toasts; Books and Articles Cited; Index of Names; Index of First Lines
Control code
252718312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415969963
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252718312

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