Beyond the Frontier: African American Poetry for the 21st Century
by E. Ethelbert Miller
Publication Date: Sep 18, 2002
List Price: $24.95
Format: Paperback, 580 pages
Imprint: Black Classic Press
Publisher: Black Classic Press
Parent Company: Black Classic Press
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This anthology begins with the memory of landscapes and landmarks, presenting poems in the For My People tradition of Margaret Walker. It includes a section titled Blood and Disappointment in the Land, which documents ongoing social struggles. Other poems focus on the love that is essential for survival, rebirth, and dreams. More than 100 prominent African American poets contribute, including the distinguished and award-winning poets Toi Derricotte, Sam Cornish, Jabari Asim, and Pinkie Gordon Lane.
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