Nikki Giovanni (1943- )

A selective list of online literary criticism on the African American poet Nikki Giovanni, favoring signed scholarly articles and books, peer-reviewed sources, sources supervised by editors, and web sites that adhere to the MLA Guidelines for Web Sites.


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introduction

"Nikki Giovanni." An introduction to Giovanni, which includes links to other Black Arts poets. Academy of American Poets.

"A Brief Guide to the Black Arts Movement." 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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