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Library Research and Resources: Prose and Poetry

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Library Research and Resources: Prose and Poetry

 

Speech 2013: Voice and Diction

 

 

PROSE:

 

Prose: a: the ordinary language people use in speaking or writing b : a literary medium distinguished from poetry especially by its greater irregularity and variety of rhythm and its closer correspondence to the patterns of everyday speech. Webster Dictionary © 2011 Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. >> http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prose

 

 

PROSE: Selected Black American Prose and Poetry Writers Of The Harlem Renaissance

 

 Arna Bontemps >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/arna_bontemps and >> http://www.afropoets.net/arnabontemps.html 

 

Sterling A. Brown  >> http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/203 and >> http://www.afropoets.net/sterlingbrown.html 

 

Countee Cullen >> http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/55 and  >> http://www.afropoets.net/counteecullen.html 

 

Jessie Redmon Fauset  >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/jessie_redmon_fauset and >> http://www.afropoets.net/jessiefauset.html

 

Rudolph Fisher 

 

Langston Hughes >> http://www.afropoets.net/langstonhughes.html

 

Zora Neale Hurston >> http://www.poemhunter.com/quotations/famous.asp?people=Zora+Neale+Hurston and >> http://dpi.wi.gov/rll/wrlbph/big_read.html

 

Nella Larsen

 

Claude McKay >> http://www.afropoets.net/claudemckay.html

 

Wallace Thurman

 

Jean Toomer >> http://www.afropoets.net/jeantoomer.html 

 

Walter White

 

Richard Wright >> http://www.olemiss.edu/mwp/dir/wright_richard/

 

 

Prose: Selected American Prose Writers of the 1800 and 1900 Century

 

Booker T. Washington >> http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/washington/bio.html

 

W.E.B. DuBois´ >> http://www.duboislc.org/html/DuBoisBio.html

 

Frederick Douglass >> http://www.frederickdouglass.org/speeches/index.html

 

Ralph Waldo Emerson >>http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/ralph_waldo_emerson and  http://www.transcendentalists.com/emerson_poems.htm

 

Ernest Hemingway

 

Ralph Ellison

 

Phillis Wheatley >> http://www.afropoets.net/philliswheatley.html

 

Marcus  Garvey >> http://www.afropoets.net/marcusgarvey.html

 

James Weldon Johnson >> http://www.afropoets.net/jamesjohnson.html

POETRY

 

Poetry:  a: metrical writing: verse b : the productions of a poet : poems 2: writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm. © 2011 Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. >> http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poetry

 

Poetry and Prose: Selected American Writers

 

Angelou, Maya >> http://www.afropoets.net/mayaangelou.html

 

Addison, Joseph >>

Aiken, Conrad

Akenside, Mark

Aragon, Louis

Arnold, Matthew

Artaud, Antonin

Auden, W.H.

Baudelaire, Charles

Behn, Aphra

Blake, William

Bradstreet, Anne

 

Brooks, Gwendolyn >> http://www.afropoets.net/gwendolynbrooks.html

 

Bronte, Anne

Brooke, Rupert

 

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/elizabeth_barrett_browning

 

Browning, Robert

Byron, George Gordon - Lord

Campion, Thomas

Carroll, Lewis

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Coleridge, Samuel

 

Commings, E. E. >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/e__e__cummings

 

Congreve, William

Crane, Stephen

 

Dickinson, Emily >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/emily_dickinson

 

Donne, John

Dryden, John

Eliot, T.S.

 

 

Frost, Robert >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/robert_frost

 

Gay, John

 

Giovanni, Nikki >> http://www.afropoets.net/nikkigiovanni.html

 

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

 

Hemingway, Ernest >>

 

Holmes, Oliver Wendell >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/oliver_wendell_holmes

 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/henry_wadsworth_longfellow

 

Lorde, Audre >> http://www.afropoets.net/audrelorde.html

 

Lowell, Amy

Millay, Edna St. Vincent

 

Poe, Edgar Allan >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/edgar_allan_poe

 

 

Shange, Ntozake >> http://www.afropoets.net/ntozakeshange.html

 

Tennyson, Lord Alfred >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/lord_alfred_tennyson

 

Walker, Alice >> http://www.afropoets.net/alicewalker.html

 

Wheatley, Phillis >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/phillis_wheatley

 

Whitman, Walt >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/walt_whitman

 

Whittier, John Greenleaf

Wilde, Oscar

Williams, William Carlos

Wordsworth, William

Yeats, William Butler

 

 

 

Library Research Resources:

Database:

 

Oxford African American Studies Center >>  http://www.oxfordaasc.com/ ( John B. Coleman Library: username and password required if Off Campus >> http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/3622.asp)

 

Literacy Reference Center >> http://web.ebscohost.com/lrc/search?sid=1bb16073-d146-4e82-a3de-e8753831c63a%40sessionmgr115&vid=1&hid=113  (John B. Coleman Library: username and password required if Off Campus >> http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/3622.asp)

 

John B. Coleman Library:  COMMUNICATIONS and JOURNALISM- ELECTRONIC RESOURCES ( Databases)

>> http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/3701.asp

 

John B. Coleman Library: LITERATURE and  LANGUAGES- ELECTRONIC RESOURCES (Databases)

 >> http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/3712.asp

 

 

 

 

Credible Websites:

 

Famous Poetry Poets Writers and Authors >> http://www.eliteskills.com/classics.php

 

Famous Poets and Their Poems >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/top_poems.html

 

Famous Top African American Poets >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets_african_american.html

 

Famous Poetry Poets Writers and Authors >> http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/country/America/American_poets.html

 

AfroPoets.Net Famous Black Writers>>  http://www.afropoets.net/  

 

John B. Coleman Library: Online Catalog

 

 

 

Online Catalog >> https://voyager-pv.tamu.edu/ (Click the tab- Fill in the Box)

 

Prose and African American: (Prose)[in Keyword Anywhere] AND (african AND american)[in Keyword Anywhere]

 

Poetry and African American:

 (Poetry)[in Keyword Anywhere] AND (african AND american)[in Keyword Anywhere]

 

Poetry and Voice

(Poetry)[in Keyword Anywhere] AND (voice)[in Keyword Anywhere]

 

Prose and Voice

(Prose)[in Keyword Anywhere] AND (voice)[in Keyword Anywhere]

 

 

Prairie View A&M University- John B. Coleman Library

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Kimberly M. Gay, Academic Reference and Instruction Librarian; B.S.; M.L.S.

John B. Coleman Library Faculty Liaison: Communication and Journalism: Literature and Language

 

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Faculty Library Liaison: College of Business, Communication & Journalism, Literature and Language

 

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