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Revise the Psalm : work celebrating the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks, edited by Quraysh Ali Lansana & Sandra Jackson-Opoku

Label
Revise the Psalm : work celebrating the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks
Title
Revise the Psalm
Title remainder
work celebrating the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks
Statement of responsibility
edited by Quraysh Ali Lansana & Sandra Jackson-Opoku
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essays, poetry, and art included in this anthology celebrate the one-hundredth birthday of the late poet and cultural icon Gwendolyn Brooks
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3503.R7244
LC item number
Z83 2017
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lansana, Quraysh Ali
  • Jackson-Opoku, Sandra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn
  • African American women in literature
Label
Revise the Psalm : work celebrating the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks, edited by Quraysh Ali Lansana & Sandra Jackson-Opoku
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Of memory and revision / Quraysh Ali Lansana & Sandra Jackson-Opoku -- Foreword / Marita Golden -- Part I. Child-free / Joan Wiese Johannes ; Barbed wire / Jodi Joanclair ; I, too, am the mother / Georgia A. Popoff ; The unmother / Angela Jackson ; Dialogue between two women at the clinic / Jeanne Towns ; Motherhood / Emily Hooper Lansana ; First journey / Diane Glancy ; Daystar / Rita Dove ; My mother's clothes / Chirskira Caillouet ; Washer woman / Kimberly A. Collins ; Tax deadline / Akua Lezli Hope ; Fixing face / Akua Lezli Hope ; [Untitled] / Kimberly Dixon-Mays ; Milk bath / Zoe Lynn Nyman -- Part 2. Horse and carriage on the plaza / Natasha Ria El-Scari ; A slip into history / Crystal Simone Smith ; My face / Aries Hines ; blk(s) / Avery R. Young ; The night after you have been fired from your job / Natasha Ria El-Scari ; A burning lesson / Kimberly A. Collins ; She was my first / Kalisha Buckhanon ; Poem for Gwendolyn Brooks on her centennial birthday / Jessica Care Moore --
  • Part 3. Sister Flossie's jam / Qiana Towns ; Recipe / L.D. Barnes ; Radio / Malaika Favorite ; For the lover who eats my poems... / Jaki Shelton Green ; To be in love / CM Burroughs ; To be / Keith Wilson ; Knife in the wall / Mike Puican ; Chalk / Keith Wilson ; When your silence will not save you / Randall Horton ; Fine art school / Crystal Simone Smith ; Combatives / David Bublitz ; Stay / Jericho Brown ; Abracadabra / Randall Horton ; Psalm 23 at 15 / Wayne-Daniel Berard ; Visitation one / David Bublitz ; Dog in a deadman's house / Adrienne Christian ; Babes / Mary Catherine Loving ; On Spring / Keith Wilson ; Bitter winter / Dasha Kelly ; Suicide one / David Bublitz ; Lovely love / Elise Paschen ; Sweet stalk / Lana Hechtman Ayers ; Genetic codes / Jodi Joanclair ; The Samaritan woman / John C. Mannone -- Part 4. Look behind / Sandra Jackson-Opoku ; Deuce and a quarter / Calvin Forbes ; Convenience / Monique Hayes ; Anacostia suite / Tony Medina ; Sold to the man with the mouth / Adrian Matejka ; Kenny's friend / Judy Dozier ; Run Johnny run / Calvin Forbes ; Foun(d) poem / Avery R. Young ; Silly stories / Tony Lindsay ; Dying of laughter / Anastacia Renee Tolbert ; Sleep smoking / David Bublitz ; Five belly buttons / Rohan Preston ; Yaakov's jackets / Mel Goldberg ; The hammers / Jericho Brown ; Mama Gwendolyn kiss (is) Uncle Ruckus on de forehead / Avery R. Young ; Civility / Quraysh Ali Lansana ; Tribal differences / Reggie Scott Young ; Players online dating service / Calvin Forbes ; Mr. Oscar Brown Jr. goes to heaven / Quraysh Ali Lansana ; Looking for Venture Smith / Jacqueline Johnson ; Sonnet For Gordon Parks / Carolyn Joyner ; Oriki for John Oliver Killens / Jacqueline Johnson --
  • Part 5. Remembering Gwendolyn Brooks / Sam Hamill ; Quatrain for Emmett Till/Trayvon Martin/Michael Brown/LaQuan McDonald / Regina Taylor ; Many sons, many mothers / Tara Betts ; A depraved indifference 2 human life / Khari B. ; The short answer / Roger Bonair-Agard ; A neighborhood boy / Devorah Major ; Rite of passag / Anastacia Renee Tolbert ; We real / Kevin Coval ; Roots / Nile Lansana ; News item : police seek African-American man / Mary Catherine Loving ; History of static / Kevin Stein ; East Texas blues / Mary Catherine Loving ; Robert's Hill : San Augustine, Texas / Mary Catherine Loving ; We real / Roger Bonair-Agard ; WWW2015 / Deshaunte Walker ; The tragedies / Kevin Stein ; Skin / John C. Mannone ; Keloid cells / Jodi Joanclair ; Landscape with chalk-marked silhouette / Tony Medina ; Everyday horrors / Esteban Colon ; When racism dies / Kwabena Foli ; Overheard at tea, near Kensington and DeVeers, London / Mary Catherine Loving ; A feast of whispers / Jaki Shelton Green ; In praise of wisdom / Sharan Strange ; Halloween / Malaika Favorite ; Who needs the stars if the full moon loves you? / Sheree Renée Thomas ; Prayer for Jordan / Jaki Shelton Green -- Part 6. The corner / Keith Wilson ; A deaf old lady / Marilyn Nelson ; Street woman / Devorah Major ; Black woman In Russia / Shahari Moore ; Artwork gallery ; Recollections / Reggie Scott Young ; Urban couple / Opal Palmer Adisa ; The tenant / Keith Wilson ; Meanwhile, A Lawndale girl burns cornbread / Patricia Smith ; R. Taylor's Project girl / Bettina Marie Walker ; Final frontier / Adrian Matejka ; Gwendolyn Brooks stands in the Mecca / Kevin Coval ; The last supper / Tina Jenkins Bell ; Second Ave. ceiling / Zoe Lynn Nyman ; Steel canary / Rohan Preston ; Crime in Bluesville / Reggie Scott Young ; Eating in the after life / Qiana Towns ; Hotel Hades / Sandra Jackson-Opoku ; Lincoln Cemetery / Cortney Lamar Charleston ; The blinking apple / Rohan Preston ; & later / Adrian Matejka ; Geometry / Rita Dove ; Cedar / Anastacia Renee Tolbert ; Fun in the backyard / Lenard D. Moore ; Day 4, Somewhere between Athens and Serifos, Greece / Monica Hand ; June 9, Serifos, Greece / Monica Hand ; Blackbirding / John Wilkinson ; Seven years / Quraysh Ali Lansana --
  • Part 7. Testifying / Rita Dove ; Language of the unheard / Opal Palmer Adisa ; Jazz June / Clifford Thompson ; To the recorder of history / Randall Horton ; A note on Gwendolyn Brooks / Sharon Olds ; Reading Gwendolyn Brooks / Gwendolyn A. Mitchell ; Letter to Gwendolyn Brooks / Sandra Cisneros ; Nobody knows my name / Manuel Muñoz ; A haiku for Gwendolyn Brooks / Damaris Hill ; Journaling with Gwendolyn Brooks Kwansaba-style 2016 : a pastiche of poetic reports on her life & works / Eugene B. Redmond ; The weight of the word / Quraysh Ali Lansana ; Baggage / Lansana/Brooks ; Smolder / Lansana/Brooks -- Part 8. Artist statements. Lana Hechtman Ayers ; Khari B. ; Tina Jenkins Bell ; Rose Blouin ; Anecdote / David Bublitz ; Adjoa Jackson Burrowes ; Chirskira Caillouet ; Adrienne Christian ; Kimberly Dixon-Mays ; Judy Dozier ; Natasha Ria El-Scari ; Calvin Forbes ; Diane Glancy ; Reflections : experiencing Gwendolyn Brooks / Jaki Shelton Green ; Monica Hand ; Reflection / Damaris Hill ; Gwendolyn Brooks reminiscence / Akua Lezli Hope ; Being born into Brooks / Sandra Jackson-Opoku ; Jodi Joanclair ; Joan Wiese Johannes ; Jacqueline Johnson ; Carolyn Joyner ; Emily Hooper Lansana ; Description of portrait of Gwendolyn Brooks / Roy Lewis ; My Gwendolyn Brooks experience / Tony Lindsay ; Mary Catherine Loving ; Devorah Major ; Remembrance / Adrian Matejka ; Finding my own sunset and thoughts on reading Gwendolyn Brooks / Gwendolyn A. Mitchell ; Lenard D. Moore ; Joyce Owens ; Elise Paschen ; My first contact with Gwendolyn Brook / Mike Puican ; A slice of prose for Gwendolyn Brooks, poet / Eugene B. Redmond ; Crystal Simone Smith ; To make a thing sing and mean : reflections on Gwendolyn Brooks / Kevin Stein ; Regina Taylor ; Wordweaver {for Gwendolyn Brooks) / Jeanne Towns ; Qiana Towns ; Keith Wilson ; Avery R. Young ; A Bluesviile tribute for Gwendolyn Brooks / Reggie Scott Young -- Brooks biography. We remember Sunday : portrait of the artist as an ancestor / Sandra Jackson-Opoku -- Brooks bibliography. Gwendolyn Brooks : a selected bibliography 1979-2015 / Kathleen E. Bethel
Control code
1719195
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 416 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781940430867
Lccn
2016958546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1719195
  • (OCoLC)945948988
Label
Revise the Psalm : work celebrating the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks, edited by Quraysh Ali Lansana & Sandra Jackson-Opoku
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Of memory and revision / Quraysh Ali Lansana & Sandra Jackson-Opoku -- Foreword / Marita Golden -- Part I. Child-free / Joan Wiese Johannes ; Barbed wire / Jodi Joanclair ; I, too, am the mother / Georgia A. Popoff ; The unmother / Angela Jackson ; Dialogue between two women at the clinic / Jeanne Towns ; Motherhood / Emily Hooper Lansana ; First journey / Diane Glancy ; Daystar / Rita Dove ; My mother's clothes / Chirskira Caillouet ; Washer woman / Kimberly A. Collins ; Tax deadline / Akua Lezli Hope ; Fixing face / Akua Lezli Hope ; [Untitled] / Kimberly Dixon-Mays ; Milk bath / Zoe Lynn Nyman -- Part 2. Horse and carriage on the plaza / Natasha Ria El-Scari ; A slip into history / Crystal Simone Smith ; My face / Aries Hines ; blk(s) / Avery R. Young ; The night after you have been fired from your job / Natasha Ria El-Scari ; A burning lesson / Kimberly A. Collins ; She was my first / Kalisha Buckhanon ; Poem for Gwendolyn Brooks on her centennial birthday / Jessica Care Moore --
  • Part 3. Sister Flossie's jam / Qiana Towns ; Recipe / L.D. Barnes ; Radio / Malaika Favorite ; For the lover who eats my poems... / Jaki Shelton Green ; To be in love / CM Burroughs ; To be / Keith Wilson ; Knife in the wall / Mike Puican ; Chalk / Keith Wilson ; When your silence will not save you / Randall Horton ; Fine art school / Crystal Simone Smith ; Combatives / David Bublitz ; Stay / Jericho Brown ; Abracadabra / Randall Horton ; Psalm 23 at 15 / Wayne-Daniel Berard ; Visitation one / David Bublitz ; Dog in a deadman's house / Adrienne Christian ; Babes / Mary Catherine Loving ; On Spring / Keith Wilson ; Bitter winter / Dasha Kelly ; Suicide one / David Bublitz ; Lovely love / Elise Paschen ; Sweet stalk / Lana Hechtman Ayers ; Genetic codes / Jodi Joanclair ; The Samaritan woman / John C. Mannone -- Part 4. Look behind / Sandra Jackson-Opoku ; Deuce and a quarter / Calvin Forbes ; Convenience / Monique Hayes ; Anacostia suite / Tony Medina ; Sold to the man with the mouth / Adrian Matejka ; Kenny's friend / Judy Dozier ; Run Johnny run / Calvin Forbes ; Foun(d) poem / Avery R. Young ; Silly stories / Tony Lindsay ; Dying of laughter / Anastacia Renee Tolbert ; Sleep smoking / David Bublitz ; Five belly buttons / Rohan Preston ; Yaakov's jackets / Mel Goldberg ; The hammers / Jericho Brown ; Mama Gwendolyn kiss (is) Uncle Ruckus on de forehead / Avery R. Young ; Civility / Quraysh Ali Lansana ; Tribal differences / Reggie Scott Young ; Players online dating service / Calvin Forbes ; Mr. Oscar Brown Jr. goes to heaven / Quraysh Ali Lansana ; Looking for Venture Smith / Jacqueline Johnson ; Sonnet For Gordon Parks / Carolyn Joyner ; Oriki for John Oliver Killens / Jacqueline Johnson --
  • Part 5. Remembering Gwendolyn Brooks / Sam Hamill ; Quatrain for Emmett Till/Trayvon Martin/Michael Brown/LaQuan McDonald / Regina Taylor ; Many sons, many mothers / Tara Betts ; A depraved indifference 2 human life / Khari B. ; The short answer / Roger Bonair-Agard ; A neighborhood boy / Devorah Major ; Rite of passag / Anastacia Renee Tolbert ; We real / Kevin Coval ; Roots / Nile Lansana ; News item : police seek African-American man / Mary Catherine Loving ; History of static / Kevin Stein ; East Texas blues / Mary Catherine Loving ; Robert's Hill : San Augustine, Texas / Mary Catherine Loving ; We real / Roger Bonair-Agard ; WWW2015 / Deshaunte Walker ; The tragedies / Kevin Stein ; Skin / John C. Mannone ; Keloid cells / Jodi Joanclair ; Landscape with chalk-marked silhouette / Tony Medina ; Everyday horrors / Esteban Colon ; When racism dies / Kwabena Foli ; Overheard at tea, near Kensington and DeVeers, London / Mary Catherine Loving ; A feast of whispers / Jaki Shelton Green ; In praise of wisdom / Sharan Strange ; Halloween / Malaika Favorite ; Who needs the stars if the full moon loves you? / Sheree Renée Thomas ; Prayer for Jordan / Jaki Shelton Green -- Part 6. The corner / Keith Wilson ; A deaf old lady / Marilyn Nelson ; Street woman / Devorah Major ; Black woman In Russia / Shahari Moore ; Artwork gallery ; Recollections / Reggie Scott Young ; Urban couple / Opal Palmer Adisa ; The tenant / Keith Wilson ; Meanwhile, A Lawndale girl burns cornbread / Patricia Smith ; R. Taylor's Project girl / Bettina Marie Walker ; Final frontier / Adrian Matejka ; Gwendolyn Brooks stands in the Mecca / Kevin Coval ; The last supper / Tina Jenkins Bell ; Second Ave. ceiling / Zoe Lynn Nyman ; Steel canary / Rohan Preston ; Crime in Bluesville / Reggie Scott Young ; Eating in the after life / Qiana Towns ; Hotel Hades / Sandra Jackson-Opoku ; Lincoln Cemetery / Cortney Lamar Charleston ; The blinking apple / Rohan Preston ; & later / Adrian Matejka ; Geometry / Rita Dove ; Cedar / Anastacia Renee Tolbert ; Fun in the backyard / Lenard D. Moore ; Day 4, Somewhere between Athens and Serifos, Greece / Monica Hand ; June 9, Serifos, Greece / Monica Hand ; Blackbirding / John Wilkinson ; Seven years / Quraysh Ali Lansana --
  • Part 7. Testifying / Rita Dove ; Language of the unheard / Opal Palmer Adisa ; Jazz June / Clifford Thompson ; To the recorder of history / Randall Horton ; A note on Gwendolyn Brooks / Sharon Olds ; Reading Gwendolyn Brooks / Gwendolyn A. Mitchell ; Letter to Gwendolyn Brooks / Sandra Cisneros ; Nobody knows my name / Manuel Muñoz ; A haiku for Gwendolyn Brooks / Damaris Hill ; Journaling with Gwendolyn Brooks Kwansaba-style 2016 : a pastiche of poetic reports on her life & works / Eugene B. Redmond ; The weight of the word / Quraysh Ali Lansana ; Baggage / Lansana/Brooks ; Smolder / Lansana/Brooks -- Part 8. Artist statements. Lana Hechtman Ayers ; Khari B. ; Tina Jenkins Bell ; Rose Blouin ; Anecdote / David Bublitz ; Adjoa Jackson Burrowes ; Chirskira Caillouet ; Adrienne Christian ; Kimberly Dixon-Mays ; Judy Dozier ; Natasha Ria El-Scari ; Calvin Forbes ; Diane Glancy ; Reflections : experiencing Gwendolyn Brooks / Jaki Shelton Green ; Monica Hand ; Reflection / Damaris Hill ; Gwendolyn Brooks reminiscence / Akua Lezli Hope ; Being born into Brooks / Sandra Jackson-Opoku ; Jodi Joanclair ; Joan Wiese Johannes ; Jacqueline Johnson ; Carolyn Joyner ; Emily Hooper Lansana ; Description of portrait of Gwendolyn Brooks / Roy Lewis ; My Gwendolyn Brooks experience / Tony Lindsay ; Mary Catherine Loving ; Devorah Major ; Remembrance / Adrian Matejka ; Finding my own sunset and thoughts on reading Gwendolyn Brooks / Gwendolyn A. Mitchell ; Lenard D. Moore ; Joyce Owens ; Elise Paschen ; My first contact with Gwendolyn Brook / Mike Puican ; A slice of prose for Gwendolyn Brooks, poet / Eugene B. Redmond ; Crystal Simone Smith ; To make a thing sing and mean : reflections on Gwendolyn Brooks / Kevin Stein ; Regina Taylor ; Wordweaver {for Gwendolyn Brooks) / Jeanne Towns ; Qiana Towns ; Keith Wilson ; Avery R. Young ; A Bluesviile tribute for Gwendolyn Brooks / Reggie Scott Young -- Brooks biography. We remember Sunday : portrait of the artist as an ancestor / Sandra Jackson-Opoku -- Brooks bibliography. Gwendolyn Brooks : a selected bibliography 1979-2015 / Kathleen E. Bethel
Control code
1719195
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 416 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781940430867
Lccn
2016958546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1719195
  • (OCoLC)945948988

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