Amiri Baraka-dramatist, poet, essayist, orator, a fiction writer-is perhaps the preeminent African-American literary figure of our time. Yet, until now, it has been impossible to find the full range of his work represented in one volume. The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader provides the most comprehensive selection of Baraka's work to date, spanning more than thirty years of a brilliant, prolific, a controversial career in which he has produced a dozen books of poetry, twenty-six plays, eight collections of essays a speeches, a two books of fiction. This essential anthology also contains previously unpublished work-including essays on Jesse Jackson a James Baldwin-as well as a chronology a a full bibliography. The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader includes poems from Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note, The Dead Lecturer, Black Magic, Hard Facts, It's Nation Time, a Poetry for the Advanced; the plays Dutchman, Great Goodness of Life, a What Was the Relationship of the Lone Ranger to the Means of Production?; essays from Blues People, Social Essays, Black Music, Daggers a Javelins, a The Music: Reflections on Jazz a Blues; a much, much more.The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader includes poems from Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note, The Dead Lecturer, Black Magic, Hard Facts, Ita#39;s Nation Time, aamp; Poetry for the Advanced; the plays Dutchman, Great Goodness of Life, aamp; What Was ...
|Title||:||The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader|
|Author||:||Imamu Amiri Baraka, William J. Harris|
|Publisher||:||New York, NY : Thunder's Mouth Press - 1991|