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Fall 2014 Semester
Aug 21 - Dec 12

Monday – Thursday7:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
SaturdayCLOSED
Sunday1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Winter Break
Dec 14 - 23, Jan 5 - 14

Monday – Friday8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday - SundayCLOSED

Campus is closed Dec 24 - Jan 4

Spring Semester Hours begin
Thursday, Jan 15

African American Literature and Poetry

  • Andrews, W. L., ed. (1994). Classic fiction of the Harlem Renaissance.  New York : Oxford University Press.  PS647.A35 C57 1994 Copy 1.
  • Arata, E. S. (1978). More Black American playwrights: A bibliography.  Metuchen: Scarecrow Press. PS153.N5 A73.
  • Baraka, Imamu Amiri. (1967). Tales. New York: Grove Press.  PS3552.A583 T3.
  • Berry, F. (1992). A scholar’s conscience: Selected writings of J. Saunders Redding. Lexington: University of Kentucky.  E185.R39 1991.
  • Chesnutt, C. W. (2002). Stories, novels, & essays.  New York : Library of America. PS1292.C6 A6 2002 Copy 1.
  • Cooke, M. G. (1971). Modern black novelists: A collection of critical essays. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. PN3503.C6.
  • Elam, H. J., ed. (1996) Colored contradictions : an anthology of contemporary African-American plays. New York : Plume.  PS628.N4 C65 1996 Copy 1.
  • Elder, L. (1969). Ceremonies in dark old men.  New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. PS3555.L3 C4.
  • Ellison, R. (1996). Flying home and other stories.  New York : Random House. PS3555.L625 F58 1996 Copy 1
  • Major, C., ed. (1996). The garden thrives : twentieth-century African-American poetry.  New York : HarperPerennial.  PS591.N4 G37 1996 Copy 1.
  • Gayle, A. Jr. (1975). The way of the new world: The black novel in America.  Garden City: Anchor Press.  PS374.N4 G3.
  • Gibson, D. B. (Ed.). (1973).  Modern black poets: A collection of critical essays.  New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.  PS310.N4 G5.
  • Giovanni, N. (1972).  My house: Poems.  New York: Morrow.  PS3557.I55 M9.
  • Giovianni, N. (1975). The women and the men.  New York: Morrow.  PS3557.I55 W6 1975.
  • Hansberry, L. (1959).  A raisin in the sun.  New York: Random House.  PS3515.A515 R3.
  • Howells, W. D. (1965). The complete poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar.  New York: Dodd, Mead.  PS1556.A1 1965.
  • Hurston, Z. N.  (1995).  Folklore, memoirs, and other writings.  New York : Library of America. GR55.H86 A3 1995 Copy 1.
  • Hurston, Z. N.  (1995).  Novels and stories.  New York : Library of America. PS3515.U789 A6 1995 Copy 1.
  • Jackson, R. L. (1979).  Black writers in Latin America.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.  PQ7081.J264.
  • Johnson, J. W.  (1976).  God’s trombones: Seven Negro sermons in verse.  New York: Penguin Books.  PS 3519 .O2652.G6 1976.
  • Major, C. (1974).  The dark and feeling: Black American writers and their work.  New York: Third Press.  PS153.N5 M24.
  • Magill, F. N.  (1992).  Masterpieces of African-American literature.  New York : HarperCollins. PS153.N5 M264 1992 Copy 1.
  • McKay, C. (1987).  Home to Harlem.  Boston: Northeastern University Press. PS3525.A24785 H6 1987.
  • Naylor, G., ed.  (1995).  Children of the night: the best short stories by Black writers.  Boston : Little, Brown and Co.  PS647.A35 C5 1995 Copy 1.
  • O’ Meally, R. (1988).  New essays on invisible man.  New York: Cambridge University Press. PS3555.L625 I536 1988.
  • Popkin, M. (Ed.) (1978).  Modern black writers.  New York: Ungar Press.  PN841.M58 1978.
  • Singh, R. K. (Ed.) (1970). Black literature in America: A casebook.  New York: T. Y. Crowell Co.  PS508.N3 S5.
  • Tate, C. (Ed.) (1983).  Black women writers at work.  New York: Continuum. PS153.N5 B56 1983.
  • Wright, R. (1987). The long dream.  New York: Perennial Library. PS 3545 .R815 .L6 1987.
  • Wright, R. (1966).  Native son.  New York: Harper & Row.  PS 3545 .R815 .N24 1966.

  • Angelou, M. (1994). The complete collected poems of Maya Angelou. New York: Random House. PS 3551 .N464 .A17 1994.
  • Angelou, M. (1987). Now Sheba sings the song. New York: Dutton/Dial. Oversize PS 3551 .N464 .N67 1987.
  • Angelou, M. (1993). Wouldn’t take nothing for my journey now. New York: Random House. PS 3551 .N464 .W68 1993.

  • Du Bois, W.E.B. (1962). John Brown.  New York: International Publications.  E 451 .D8 1962.
  • Du Bois, W.E.B. (1961). The souls of black folk: Essays and sketches.  Connecticut: Fawcett. E 185.5 .D817 1961.
  • Du Bois, W.E.B. (1970). W.E.B. Du Bois: A reader.  New York: Harper and Row. E 185.5 .D82.
  • Du Bois, W.E.B. (1986). Writings. New York: Literary Classics of the United States. E 185.97 .D73 .A2 1986

  • Hughes, L. (1961).  Ask your mama: Twelve moods for jazz.  New York: Knopf. PS 3515 .U274 .A8.
  • Hughes, L. (Ed.). (1967).  The best short stories by Negro writers: An anthology from 1899 to present.  Massachusetts: Little, Brown.  PS 648 .S5 .H8.
  • Hughes, L. (1994).  Collected poems of Langston Hughes.  New York: Knopf. PS 3515 .U274 .A17 1994.
  • Hughes, L. (1963).  Five plays.  Indiana: Indiana University Press.  PS 3515 .U274 .A19 1963.
  • Hughes, L. (1969).  Not without laugher.  London: Collier Books.  PS 3515 .U274 .N6 1969.
  • Hughes, L. (Ed.). (1970). The poetry of the Negro.  New York: Doubleday.  PN 6109.7 .H8 1970.
  • Hughes, L. (1994).  The return of simple.  New York: Hill & Wang. PS 3515 .U274 .A6 1994.
  • Hughes, L. (1996).  Short stories of Langston Hughes.  New York: Hill & Wang. PS 3515 .U274 .A6 1996.

  • Morrison, T. (1987).  Beloved.  New York: Knopf.  PS 3563 .O8749 .B4 1987.
  • Morrison, T. (1972). The bluest eye.  New York: Washington Square Press. PS 3563 .O8749 .B58 1972b.
  • Morrison, T. (1992).  Jazz. New York: Knopf.  PS 3563 .O8749 .J38 1992.
  • Morrison, T. (1998).  Paradise.  New York: Knopf  PS 3563 .O8749 .P37 1998.
  • Morrison, T. (1992).  Playing in the dark: Whiteness and the literary imagination. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.  PS 173 .N4 .M67 1992.
  • Morrison, T. (1977).  Song of Soloman.  New York: Knopf.  PS 3563 .O8749 .S6 1977.
  • Morrison, T. (1974).  Sula.  New York: Knopf.  PS 3563 .O8749 .S9 1974.
  • Morrison, T. (1981).  Tar baby.  New York: New American Library.  PS 3563 .O8749 .T37 1981.

  • Walker, A. (1992). The color purple.  San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich. PS 3573 .A425 .C6 1992.
  • Walker, A. (1994).  Everyday use.  New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. PS 3573 .A425 .E9 1994.
  • Walker, A. (1984).  Horses make a landscape look more beautiful.  San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich. PS 3573 .A425 .H6 1984.
  • Walker, A. (1983).  In search of our mother’s garden.  San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich. PS 3573 .A425 .Z467 1983.
  • Walker, A. (1988).  Living by the word.  San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich. PS 3573 .A425 .A6 1988.
  • Walker, A. (1989).  The temple of my familiar.  San Diego: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich. PS 3573 .A425 .T46 1989.
  • Walker, A. (1981).  You can’t keep a good woman down.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich.  PS 3573 .A425 .Y6.
  • Walker, A. (1996).  The same river twice: Honoring the difficult; A meditation on life, spirit, art and the making of the film ‘The Color Purple.’  New York: Scribner.  PS 3573 .A425 .Z47 1996.