Livin' the Blues: Memoirs of a Black Journalist and Poet (Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography New edition)

Livin' the Blues: Memoirs of a Black Journalist and Poet (Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography New edition)

By: Frank Marshall Davis (author), John Edgar Tidwell (volume_editor)Paperback

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Frank Marshall Davis was a prominent poet, journalist, jazz critic, and civil rights activist on the Chicago and Atlanta scene in the 1920s through 1940s. He was an intimate of Langston Hughes and Richard Wright, and an influential editor at the Chicago Evening Bulletin, the Chicago Whip, the Chicago Star, and the Atlanta World. He renounced his writing career in 1948 and moved to Hawaii, forgotten until the Black Arts Movement rediscovered him in the 1960s.

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Frank Marshall Davis (1905-1987) published four poetry volumes: Black Man's Verse, I Am the American Negro, Through Sepia Eyes, and 47th Street: Poems, John Edgar Tidwell is associate professor of English at the University of Kansas. He has also edited Black Moods: Collected Poems by Frank Marshall Davis.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780299135041
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780299135041
  • weight: 603
  • ISBN10: 0299135047
  • edition: New edition

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