Skip to main content
Discounted
The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader

The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader

Previous price: $29.99 Current price: $24.00
Publication Date: November 22nd, 1999
Publisher:
Basic Books
ISBN:
9781560252382
Pages:
624
The Book Tavern
1 on hand, as of Apr 15 9:26pm
(Poetry)
On Our Shelves Now

Description

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 This updated edition contains over 50 pages of previously unpublished work, as well as a chronology and full bibliography.

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.