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First Fight. Then Fiddle

 

The sonnet “First Fight. Then Fiddle” by Gwendolyn Brooks, was written in 1949.  A sonnet that advocates the use of militancy to make the environment safe for art to flourish.  It is a cry for rebellion against repression.

 

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

 

  • First Fight. Then Fiddle
  • Gwendolyn Brooks Criticism and Interpretation

 

 

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

 

  • PS 3503 .R7244

 

 

Circulating Books – A Selected List

 

  • Bloom, Harold, ed. Gwendolyn Brooks. 2000.

                Call Number:  PS3503 .R7244 Z523 2000.

  • Brooks, Gwendolyn.  Selected Poems. 1999.

               Call Number:  PS3503 .R7244 A6 1999.

  • Di Yanni, Robert.  Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. 2000.

                Call Number:  PN49 .D52 2000.

  • Hughes, Langston, ed.  The Poetry of the Negro, 1746-1970. 1970.

                Call Number:  PN6109.7 .H8 1970.

 

 

Reference Materials

 

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism Call Number:  REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 5, pg. 74-76

  • Masterplots II:  Poetry Series Call Number:  REF PN1110.5 .M37 2007

o   Vol. 3, pg. 1373-1375      

  • Poetry CriticismCall Number:  REF PN1010 .P6

o   Vol. 7, pg. 51-109

 

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This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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