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  • 5 Biographies
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 22 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (5)

1,141 words, approx. 4 pages
American poet Yolande Cornelia (Nikki) Giovanni, Jr. (born 1943), initially wrote poetry from a revolutionary African American standpoint in the 1960s, but later moved to more traditional themes and s... Read more
11,723 words, approx. 40 pages
Biography EssayNikki Giovanni came into prominence on the American scene as one of the most noted poets of the new black renaissance that began in the 1960s. Since that time she has grown from the ope... Read more
3,850 words, approx. 13 pages
One of the best-known African American poets to reach prominence during the late 1960s and early 1970s, Nikki Giovanni has continued to create poems that encompass a life fully experienced. Her unique... Read more
2,304 words, approx. 8 pages
Nikki Giovanni was born Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr., in Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1967 she graduated with honors from Fisk University, where, in 1964, she was instrumental in restoring the campus ch... Read more
9,410 words, approx. 32 pages
Nikki Giovanni is an important and extremely popular literary figure who came into prominence on the American scene as one of the most noted poets of the new black renaissance which began in the 1960s... Read more