The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader

The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader

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Amiri Baraka - dramatist, poet, essayist, orator, and fiction writer - is one of the preeminent African-American literary figures of our time. The Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader provides the most comprehensive selection of Baraka's work to date, spanning almost 40 years of a brilliant, prolific, and controversial career, in which he has produced more than 12 books of poetry, 26 plays, eight collections of essays and speeches, and two books of fiction. This updated edition contains over 50 pages of previously unpublished work, as well as a chronology and full bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560252382
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 11/01/1999
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 1,127,720
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Amiri Baraka is a critic, poet, playwright, and activist. He lives in Newark, NJ. William J. Harris is associate professor of English at SUNY-Stony Brook.

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