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It seems like a mighty long time : poems, Angela Jackson

Label
It seems like a mighty long time : poems
Title
It seems like a mighty long time
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
Angela Jackson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Angela Jackson's latest collection of poetry borrows its title from a lyric in Barbara Lewis's 1963 hit single "Hello Stranger," recorded at Chess Records in Chicago. Like the song, Jackson's poems are a melodic ode to the African American experience, informed by both individual lives and community history, from the arrival of the first African slave in Virginia in 1619 to post-Obama America. It Seems Like a Mighty Long Time reflects the maturity of Jackson's poetic vision. The Great Migration, the American South, and Chicago all serve as signposts, but it is the complexity of individual lives--both her own and those who have gone before, walk beside, and come after--that invigorate this collection. Upon surveying so vast a landscape, Jackson finds that sorrow meets delight, and joy lifts up anger and despair. And for all this time, love is the agent, the wise and just rule and guide
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Angela
Dewey number
811.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.A179
LC item number
I86 2015
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lyrik
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • POETRY / American / African American
Label
It seems like a mighty long time : poems, Angela Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Fabric of Our Lives -- Crowning -- Perfect Pears -- My Father's Prayers -- Territory -- Hope -- Mama in Blue, White, and Love -- In My Father's House Are Many Stories -- Elam House -- The Day after All Saints Day Is All Souls Day -- Her Memory Coming Home -- Photograph: Circa 1960 -- A Thousand Pages -- Pendulum -- Phillis -- After Work -- Vocabulary -- The Red Line Is the Soul Train -- Notes above the Stream, a Part of the Stream -- A Woman Was Being Raped -- Eclipse -- Suite: Ida -- Ida Watches -- Two Trains -- Did Ida B. Wells Ever Pass Bessie Smith on the Boulevard? -- Kokomo -- Looking Back -- Betrayal -- Hot Pink Flamingoes -- Fuchsia -- The Scarf -- The Rape of Memory -- Sleep -- American Justice -- In These Times -- Warm Weather -- Beginner's Luck -- Nocturnal -- Niger: No Exit -- The Last Door -- Glory Land -- Haiti, It Has Been Thirty Years Since I Last Saw You -- The Moment of Arrival -- The Smoke Queen -- The Good Neighbor Observes the Celebrity Next Door -- You Do Not Know the Hour -- Heaven Is No Recompense -- For Gwen, On Her Passing -- The Poem in the Pocket -- Faith II -- An African Reunion -- The Ritual Calendar of Yes -- Leaf -- April 6, 1991
Control code
ocn879583919
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 124 pages
Isbn
9780810130517
Lccn
2014033228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780810130517
  • (OCoLC)879583919
Label
It seems like a mighty long time : poems, Angela Jackson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Fabric of Our Lives -- Crowning -- Perfect Pears -- My Father's Prayers -- Territory -- Hope -- Mama in Blue, White, and Love -- In My Father's House Are Many Stories -- Elam House -- The Day after All Saints Day Is All Souls Day -- Her Memory Coming Home -- Photograph: Circa 1960 -- A Thousand Pages -- Pendulum -- Phillis -- After Work -- Vocabulary -- The Red Line Is the Soul Train -- Notes above the Stream, a Part of the Stream -- A Woman Was Being Raped -- Eclipse -- Suite: Ida -- Ida Watches -- Two Trains -- Did Ida B. Wells Ever Pass Bessie Smith on the Boulevard? -- Kokomo -- Looking Back -- Betrayal -- Hot Pink Flamingoes -- Fuchsia -- The Scarf -- The Rape of Memory -- Sleep -- American Justice -- In These Times -- Warm Weather -- Beginner's Luck -- Nocturnal -- Niger: No Exit -- The Last Door -- Glory Land -- Haiti, It Has Been Thirty Years Since I Last Saw You -- The Moment of Arrival -- The Smoke Queen -- The Good Neighbor Observes the Celebrity Next Door -- You Do Not Know the Hour -- Heaven Is No Recompense -- For Gwen, On Her Passing -- The Poem in the Pocket -- Faith II -- An African Reunion -- The Ritual Calendar of Yes -- Leaf -- April 6, 1991
Control code
ocn879583919
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 124 pages
Isbn
9780810130517
Lccn
2014033228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780810130517
  • (OCoLC)879583919

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