African American Poetry, 1760-1900
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Description: A collection of African-American poetry that contains nearly 3,000 poems from writers in the 18th and 19th centuries. This allows it to provide a comprehensive survey of African-American poetry.
Dates Covered: 1760-1900
Types of Coverage: Full Text
Source List: Bibliography available on left side under Information Centre -> About African American Poetry -> Bibliography.
Frequency of Updates: Varies
Subjects Covered: African-American History, Literature
Types of Items: Poems
Number of Items: As of 10/1/08, nearly 3000 poems published by African Americans in the 18th and 19th centuries
Vendor: Proquest
Publisher: Proquest
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Related Resources: Literature Resource Center
Additional Assistance/Help: Help link located on the left side of page.
Number of Users:  Unlimited
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Special Features: Full bibliography detailing every work in the database, advanced search features including searching by the first line of the poem.