Nikki Giovanni (1943- )
A selective list of online literary criticism on the African American poet Nikki Giovanni, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources
"Nikki Giovanni." An introduction to Giovanni, which includes links to other Black Arts poets. Academy of American Poets.
"Nikki Giovanni (1943- )." Poetry Foundation. Ed. Catherine Halley. Good, encyclopedia-type introduction to Giovanni's themes and techniques, with a biography and reliable texts for her poems: A Historical Footnote to Consider Only When All Else Fails, A Poem on the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, Beautiful Black Men, Dreams, Legacies, Mothers, Nikki-Rosa, Poem For A Lady Whose Voice I Like, The Great Pax Whitie, The Laws of Motion, They Clapped, Walking Down Park.
"Historical Overviews of the Black Arts Movement." Modern American Poetry.
Nikki Giovanni's home page. Contents: biography; poetry; children's poetry; essays & conversations; records, tapes, CDs; film; awards & honors; honorary degrees; multimedia.
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