Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

The Collected Poems of Sterling A Brown


This is the definitive collection of poetry by Sterling A. Brown, one of the most important and influential figures in the development of African American literature and criticism in the twentieth century. Born in Washington, D.C., he was not only a poet but also a distinguished folklorist, anthologist, critic, and reviewer. Brown was a professor at Howard University for forty years.

Edited by Michael S Harper.

Paperback, 336pp
Triquarterly Books, 2020
ISBN 9780810142381