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Hayden c. 1958. Photo from John Hatcher, The Auroral Darkness: The Life and Poetry of Robert Hayden. Oxford: George Ronald, 1984.

Robert Hayden (1913-1980)

| About Hayden's Life and Career--by Mark A. Sanders | On Hayden's Early Work and Cultural Context | On Hayden's History Poems | "Robert Hayden's Epic of Community"--An Essay by Benjamin Friedlander | On Hayden's Early Work and Paul Laurence Dunbar | On "Middle Passage" | On "Runagate Runagate" | On "A Letter from Phyllis Wheatley" | On "Night, Death, Mississippi" | On "Aunt Jemima of the Ocean Waves" | On "Elegies for Paradise Valley" | On "The Dogwood Trees" | On "O Daedalus, Fly Away Home" | Academy of American Poets Exhibit on Robert Hayden | About Lynching | External Links |

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