A nation of nations; ethnic literature in America. Edited by Theodore L. Gross.


New York, Free Press [1971] .

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Subjects American literature -- 20th century.
American literature -- Minority authors.
American literature.
Ethnic groups -- United States -- Literary collections.
Ethnic groups.
Minorities -- United States -- Literary collections.
Minorities.
United States.
Description xxi, 553 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 553).
Also issued online.
Contents From Flower drum song / Chin Y. Lee -- Into the mainstream and oblivion -- Into the mainstream and oblivion / Julian Mayfield -- from Their father's God / Ole Rolvaag -- Damián Sánchez, G.I. / Emilio Díaz Valcárcel -- This country was a lot better off when the Indians were running it / Vine Deloria Jr. -- The tenth Presidential paper -- minorities / Norman Mailer -- Promises / Oscar Handlin.
Preface -- Origins: the old master Europe, the masterless America -- A nation of nations / John F. Kennedy -- Peasant origins / Oscar Handlin -- Is there an American stock? / Max Lerner -- In search of a majority: an address / James Baldwin -- The promised land: strangers in an new world -- The new colossus / Emma Lazarus -- From The promised land / Mary Antin -- Evenin' air blues / Langston Hughes -- from ManChild in the promised land / Claude Brown -- from Up from Puerto Rico / Elena Padilla -- from The fortunate pilgrim / Mario Puzo -- What the Indian means to America / Chief Standing Bear -- Amerikanci in Carniola / Louis Adamic -- Immigrants / F.P. Dunne -- The people, yes / Carl Sandburg -- The family: destiny is in the home -- from The Negro family in the United States / E. Franklin Frazier -- from Portnoy's complaint / Philip Roth -- from Kaddish for Naomi Ginsberg 1894-1956 / Allen Ginsberg -- Puerto Rican paradise / Piri Thomas -- Christ in concrete / Pietro di Donato -- Papa, mama, and economics / George Panetta -- Letter to mother; Elegy; My father died imperfect as a man / John Ciardi -- On the death of the poet's mother thirty-three years later / John Logan -- from Chinatown family / Lin Yutang -- Impressions of an Indian childhood / Gertrude Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa) -- The children of immigrants: growing up in America -- The children of the poor / Gwendolyn Brooks -- From the subway to the synagogue / Alfred Kazin -- The fractional man / Vance Bourjaily -- Reflections of an inarticulate childhood / Orlando Ortiz -- Out of the mouth of babes / Arturo Giovanitti -- Danny O'Neill was here / James T. Farrell -- The three swimmers and the educated grocer / William Saroyan -- Education: learning in America -- Theme for English B / Langston Hughes -- Education / Don L. Lee -- from The promised land / Mary Antin -- Mr. K*a*p*l*a*n and Shakespeare / Leonard Q. Ross -- from Making it / Norman Podhoretz -- P.S. 43 / Gregory Corso.
Three American vices / Lin Yutang -- Relgion : belief and disbelief -- from Black boy / Richard Wright -- A religious conversion, more or less / Eldridge Cleaver -- Why I choose to be a Jew / Arthur A. Cohen -- The synagogue / Karl Shapiro -- Debate with the rabbi / Howard Nemerov -- The soul of the Indian / Charles A. Eastman -- A nun no more / John Fante -- Yoneko's earthquake / Hisaye Yamamoto -- Identity: the badges of belonging -- A poem for black hearts / LeRoi Jones -- Black power / William Melvin Kelley -- Angel Levine / Bernard Malamud -- How much are we American?; To be a Jew in the twentieth century; The refugees; A turning wind / Muriel Rukeyser -- 22 miles ... / Josue A. Gonzalez -- Now that the buffalo's gone / Buffy Sainte-Marie -- The return to the source /Jo Pagano -- from The American Irish / William Shannon -- Well, my father was an Armenian, yes / John V. Hagopian -- Prejudice: ethnic conflicts -- Speech to the court / Bartolomeo Vanzetti -- Incident / Countee Cullen -- Battle royal / Ralph Ellison -- The alarm clock / Mari Evans -- Negro and Jew: encounter in America / Leslie Fiedler -- Slant-eyed Americans / Toshio Mori -- The country that is my country; A brief history of any country; A brief history of the Philippines / Jose Garcia Villa -- Lines against a loved American poet after hearing an Irish one's nickname / John Logan -- Things in common / May Swenson -- from America is in the heart / Carlos Bulosan -- The well / N. Scott Momaday -- The community: faces in the crowd -- from Beyond the melting pot / Nathan Glazer and Daniel P. Moynihan -- Keep on pushing (Harlem riots/summer/1964) / David Henderson -- City of Harlem / LeRoi Jones -- Cruz moves to a housing project / Oscar Lewis -- The prisoner's bench; To a bench in Mulberry Park / Arturo Giovanitti -- Beyond delinquency; Writ on the steps of Puerto Rican Harlem / Gregory Corso -- Rhapsody / Frank O'Hara -- Pericles on 31st Street / Harry Mark Petrakis.
Genre Literary collections.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)150919
(OCoLC)ocm00150919
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gross, Theodore L.,
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