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Robert Hayden

AuthorChristopher Buck
Title of item
Robert Hayden
Vol. 2, ed. Jay Parini
Parent publication   Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
Publisher of this ed.
New York: Oxford University Press
Date of this edition 2004-01-29
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
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 "He was the first African-American to be appointed Consultant in Poetry." See also Robert Hayden’s “American Journal”: A Multidimensional Analysis and Buck & Derik Smith's "Hayden, Robert."

Tags African Americans; Arts; Poetry; Robert Hayden
Locations United States (documents); Senegal
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