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Author Gilyard, Keith, 1952-

Title John Oliver Killens : a life of Black literary activism / Keith Gilyard

Publ Info Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCE Main Collection  PS3561 I37 Z66 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PS3561.I37 Z66 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 418 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A white man's republic, 1915-1928 -- Avoiding the river, 1928-1936 -- Mr. Killens, 1936-1942 -- Chasing the double victory, 1942-1945 -- None as radical as Mickey Mouse, 1945-1948 -- The efficacy of struggle, 1948-1949 -- A colored man who happened to write, 1949-1951 -- The poetry, energy, and convictions, 1951-1954 -- Mr. Youngblood, 1954-1955 -- Stalking the truth, 1955-1957 -- Rights and rites, 1958-1959 -- Journey to genesis, 1959-1961 -- Thundering genius, 1961-1963 -- It doesn't hurt to review, 1963-1964 -- Statesmanlike work, 1964 -- In residence, 1965-1966 -- Explaining dissent, 1966-1967 -- New Black, 1967-1968 -- We must construct a monument, 1968-1969 -- Champeenship of blackness, 1970-1971 -- Long-distance running, 1971-1974 -- I always said class and race, 1974-1977 -- Pushing Pushkin, 1977-1982 -- For freedom, 1982-1986 -- Dr. K's run, 1986-1987
LC subject Killens, John Oliver, 1916-1987
Killens, John Oliver, 1916-1987 -- Political activity
African American authors -- Biography
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
ISBN 9780820335131 (alk. paper)
0820335134 (alk. paper)