Amiri Baraka : the politics and art of a Black intellectual / Jerry Gafio Watts

Author(s): Watts, Jerry Gafio
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Subjects: Politics and literature--United States--History--20th century
African Americans--Politics and government
African Americans--Intellectual life
Blacks--Politics and government
African Americans in literature
Blacks--Intellectual life
Blacks in literature
Baraka, Amiri, 1934---Political and social views
Baraka, Amiri, 1934---Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c2001
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xiv, 577 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction 1
1. Birth of an Intellectual Journey 21
2. Bohemian Immersions 44
3. An Alien among Outsiders 85
4. Rejecting Bohemia: The Politicization of Ethnic Guilt 141
5. The Quest for a Blacker Art 171
6. Toward a Black Arts Infrastructure 210
7. Black Arts Poet and Essayist 225
8. Black Revolutionary Playwright 259
9. Kawaida: Totalizing the Commitment 291
10. The Slave as Master: Black Nationalism, Kawaida, and the Repression of Women 325
11. New-Ark and the Emergence of Pragmatic Nationalism 348
12. Pan-Africanism 374
13. National Black Political Convention 401
14. Ever Faithful: Toward a Religious Marxism 420
15. The Artist as Marxist / The Marxist as Artist 444
Conclusion 464
Notes 481
Bibliography 553
Index 571
About the Author 577
Notes: LCCN: 2001002006
ISBN: 0814793738
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-570) and index
OCLC Number: 46678205
ISBN/ISSN: 0814793738