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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 This updated edition contains over 50 pages of previously unpublished work, as well as a chronology and full bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781560252382
ISBN-10: 1560252383
Format: Paperback
(186mm x 127mm x 41mm)
Pages: 624
Imprint: Thunder's Mouth Press
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Amiri Baraka

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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