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The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader

ISBN13: 9781560252382
ISBN: 1560252383
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $18.95
Publisher: Basic Books
Published Date:
Edition 2nd
Pages: 560
Average Goodreads rating: 4.26/5 (308 ratings)

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 This updated edition contains over 50 pages of previously unpublished work, as well as a chronology and full bibliography.