Imamu Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) : a collection of critical essays / edited by Kimberly W. Benston

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Subjects: African Americans in literature
Baraka, Amiri, 1934---Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1978
Series: Twentieth century views
Twentieth century views
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xi, 195 p. ; 21 cm
Alternate Titles: Online version: Imamu Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) (OCoLC)644299571 Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1978
Additional Authors: Benston, Kimberly W
Notes: LCCN: 78008269
ISBN: 0134513029 0134512944 pbk
ISBN: 9780134513027 0134512944 pbk
ISBN: 0134512944 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780134512945 (pbk.)
"A Spectrum book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-195)
Contents: Introduction / Kimberly W. Benston -- That boy LeRoi / Langston Hughes -- The development of LeRoi Jones / Lawrence P. Neal -- Black literature and LeRoi Jones / Cecil M. Brown -- LeRoi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka) : form and the progression of consciousness / Esther M. Jackson -- The trial of LeRoi Jones / Theodore R. Hudson -- Blues people / Ralph Ellison -- The aesthetic of Blues people / William C. Fischer -- Jones (Baraka) and his literary heritage in The system of Dante's hell / Lloyd W. Brown -- LeRoi Jones' Tales : sketches of the artist as a young man moving toward a blacker art / Larry G. Coleman -- Imamu Amiri Baraka : the quest for moral order / Lee A. Jacobus -- Baraka as poet / Clyde Taylor -- The changing same : Black music in the poetry of Amiri Baraka / Nate Mackey -- The search for identity in Baraka's Dutchman / Shirley Anne Williams -- Dutchman and The slave : companions in revolution / John Lindberg -- The corrupted warrior heroes : Amiri Baraka's The toilet / Robert L. Tener -- Great goodness of life : Baraka's Black bourgeoisie blues / Owen E. Brady -- Myth, magic, and manhood in LeRoi Jones' Madheart / Charles D. Peavy -- Vision and form in Slave ship / Kimberly W. Benston
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OCLC Number: 3869259
ISBN/ISSN: 0134513029
9780134513027
0134512944
9780134512945