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"Part fact, part fiction, Tyehimba Jess's...second book weaves sonnet, song, and narrative to examine the lives of mostly unrecorded African American performers directly before and after the Civil War up to World War I. Olio is an effort to understand how they met, resisted, complicated, co-opted, and sometimes defeated attempts to minstrelize them"
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Poetry.
African Americans > Social life and customs > 19th century > Poetry.
World War, 1914-1918 > Participation, African American > Poetry.
African Americans in the performing arts > 19th century > Poetry.
African Americans in the performing arts > 20th century > Poetry.
African American entertainers > 19th century > Poetry.
Genre: American poetry > African American authors.
American poetry > 21st century.

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