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Books Like Knoxville, Tennesee by Nikki Giovanni | Suggesting Reading

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Black Feeling, Black Talk (Giovanni's first collection of poems) and Black Judgement (in which "Knoxville, Tennessee" was published) were combined into one book called Black Feeling, Black Talk / Black Judgement in 1970 by the William Morrow Company.

In 1994, the poem "Knoxville, Tennessee" was adapted to a children's book of the same title as the poem, with original illustrations by Larry Johnson. Knoxville, Tennessee is published by Scholastic, Inc.

Written around the same time that "Knoxville, Tennessee" was published, Giovanni's book Gemini bears the subtitle "An Extended Autobiographical Statement on My First Twenty- Five Years of Being a Black Poet." In it, she describes her life and the state of race relations in America at the time and clearly outlines her views of both. This book was published in 1971 by the Bobbs-Merrill Company.

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks has praised Giovanni's poetry. Many of Brooks's best works can be...

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