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Sterling Allen Brown

Sterling Allen Brown (May 1, 1901 – January 13, 1989) was an African-American professor, author of works on folklore, poet and literary critic. He was interested chiefly in black culture of the Southern United States.

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... The Collected Poems of Sterling A ... Brown ... (1st edition 1980) The Poetry of Sterling Brown, recorded 1946-1973, released on Smithsonian Folkways, 1995 Mark A ...

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