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Robert Hayden

 
AuthorChristopher Buck
 
Title of item
Robert Hayden
 
Volume
Vol. 2, ed. Jay Parini
 
Pages
177-181
Parent publication   Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
 
Publisher of this ed.
New York: Oxford University Press
Date of this edition 2004-01-29
LanguageEnglish
Permission author
Scanned 2004-05-11 by Taraz Buck
Posted 2005-12-27 by Christopher Buck
Proofread 2005-12 by Richard Stamats
Formatted 2005-12 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Biographies and Encyclopedia articles
URLbahai-library.com/buck_robert_hayden
Abstract The first African American poet-laureate of the United States (as Library of Congress "Consultant in Poetry").
Notes This article calls Hayden "America's Bicentennial Poet Laureate" for the first time in scholarship. A scan of the original article, complete with a photograph of Hayden, can be downloaded as a PDF document.

See "Timeline of Poets Laureate: 1971-1980 Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry" at loc.gov/poetry/laureate-1971-1980.html: "He was the first African-American to be appointed Consultant in Poetry." See also Robert Hayden’s “American Journal”: A Multidimensional Analysis. Mirrored with permission from christopherbuck.com/.

Cross-referencesSee also bahai-library.com/buck_ojbs_hayden.
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