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Arna Bontemps

Hear rare recordings from five of the most-respected African American poets reading their own works: Langston Hughes, The Negro Speaks of Rivers; Arna Bontemps, Nocturne At Bethesda; Countee Cullen, Heritage; Gwendolyn Brooks, The Vacant Lot; and Sonia Sanchez, Black Magic. Recording obtained and published by Rick Sheridan.

Hear rare recordings from five of the most-respected African American poets reading their own works: Langston Hughes, The Negro Speaks of Rivers; Arna Bontemps, Nocturne At Bethesda; Countee Cullen, Heritage; Gwendolyn Brooks, The Vacant Lot; and Sonia Sanchez, Black Magic. Recording obtained and published by Rick Sheridan.
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Hear rare recordings from five of the most-respected African American poets reading their own works: Langston Hughes, The Negro Speaks of Rivers; Arna Bontemps, Nocturne At Bethesda; Countee Cullen, Heritage; Gwendolyn Brooks, The Vacant Lot; and Sonia Sanchez, Black Magic. Recording obtained and published by Rick Sheridan.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, Sonia Sanchez, Gwendolyn Brooks

Length:

10m


Chapters

Free Sample

00:30

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:59


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:40


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:46