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Those Winter Sundays


“Those Winter Sundays” is a poignant poem written by the African-American poet Robert E. Hayden.  It explores the themes of familial tensions and love and also of the sacrifices made by a father for his children.



Call Numbers for Searching  the Shelves


  • PS3515 .A9363



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Hatcher, John. From the Auroral Darkness: The Life and Poetry of Robert Hayden. 1984.

                                Call Number: PS3515 .A9363 Z43 1984

  • Hayden, Robert. Robert Hayden: Collected Poems. 1996.

                              Call Number: PS3515 .A9363 A17 1996

  •  Hayden, Robert. Essays on the Poetry. 2001.

                             Call Number: PS3515 .A9363 Z88 2001

  • Williams, Pontheolla. Robert Hayden: A Critical Analysis of His Poetry. 1987.

                          Call Number:  PS3515 .A9363 Z95 1987



LINNCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Robert Hayden (Subject Keywords)
  • Robert Hayden Criticism and Interpretation (Subject Keywords)



Reference Materials


  • Masterpieces of African American Literature.  Call Number: REF PS153 .N5 M264

o   Pgs. 405-408

  • Poetry Criticism.  Call Number: REF PN1010 .P6

o   Vol. 6, pgs. 194-195

  • Poetry for Students.  Call Number: REF PN1112 .P752 1998

o   Vol. 1, pgs. 299-311

  • Masterplots II: Poetry Series (Revised Edition) - Call Number: REF PN1110.5 .M37 2002

o   Vol. 7, pgs. 3833-35



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