A Street in Bronzeville : Ballads, Blues, and Portraits-In-Verse Reflecting Negro Life in a Great American City
- Sales Rank:4,736,814
- Language:English (Published)
- Edition:Second Edition
- Publication Date:1945
This is a slim book of ballads, blues and portraits in verse reflecting Negro life in a great American city. This is the author's first book; Brooks' second book of poetry, "Annie Allen," earned her a Pulitzer Prize in 1950. In 1968 she succeeded Carl Sandburg as the poet laureate of Illinois, a post she held until her death on December 3, 2000.
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