Additional Resources for The Purple Flower by Marita Bonner

Marita Bonner
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Giovanni, Nikki, ed. Shimmy Shimmy Shimmy Like My Sister Kate' Looking at the Harlem Renaissance Through Poems, Holt, 1996.

This poetry collection contains works by Harlem Renaissance writers such as Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Amiri    Baraka, with discussion of the Harlem Renaissance.

Hatch, Jams V., ed. Black Theater, U S.A : Forty-five Plays by Black Americans, 1847-1974, Free Press, 1996.

These plays are by African-American writers, including The Purple Flower, by Bonner, as well as works by W. E B. Dubois, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Ntozake Shange, and Imamu Amiri Baraka.

Hayward Gallery of London, Rhapsodies in Black Art of the Harlem Renaissance, University of California Press, 1997.

This is a catalogue with commentary on artworks of the Harlem Renaissance, based on the exhibit "Rhapsodies in Black," organized by the Hayward Gallery in London.

Rodgers, Mane E. The...

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