WorldCat Identities

Cortez, Jayne

Overview
Works: 122 works in 245 publications in 2 languages and 4,726 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Instructional television programs  History  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings  Filmed lectures  Music  Music videos 
Roles: Author, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Singer, Composer
Classifications: PS3553.O72, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jayne Cortez
Coagulations : new and selected poems by Jayne Cortez( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
Jazz fan looks back by Jayne Cortez( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jayne Cortez understands better than most how to make spoken words swing and rock. --Gene Seymour, Newsday
Somewhere in advance of nowhere by Jayne Cortez( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the imperial highway : new and selected poems by Jayne Cortez( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarifications by Jayne Cortez( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firespitter : [poems] by Jayne Cortez( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mouth on paper by Jayne Cortez( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festivals and funerals by Jayne Cortez( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pissstained stairs and the monkey man's wares by Jayne Cortez( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetic magnetic by Jayne Cortez( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slave routes : resistance, abolition & creative progress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Slave Routes: Resistance, Abolition and Creative Progress was an international symposium held at New York University from October 9-11, 2008, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade by the United States of America. Distinguished scholars, writers, musicians, visual artists, and organizers from the international community convened at NYU to discuss slavery, the slave trade and its consequences, in plenary, panels, readings, performances, conversations and film/video screenings. Participants included Maya Angelou, Rex Nettleford, Amiri Baraka, Ali Mazrui, Nicole Lee, Randy Weston and many others. This video documents selected scenes from the symposium."--Publisher's website
Taking the blues back home : poetry & music by Jayne Cortez( Recording )

6 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Panther suite : all power to the people! by Fred Wei-han Ho( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This first, pioneering DVD is a revolutionary vision quest through music and video images and special features that include a gallery of rare and important archival photos and revolutionary artwork, poetry by Jayne Cortez and Andrea Lockett, production notes and artist profiles
Cara Benson, Anne Waldman : with a poem by Jayne Cortez by Cara Benson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yari yari : Black women writers & the future : an international conference on literature by women of African descent( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yari Yari : Black Women Writers and the Future : An International Conference on Literature by Women of African Descent was held at New York University in October 1997. Yari Yari means the future in the Kuranko language of Sierra Leone, West Africa. It was the first major international literary conference of its kind, featuring such renowned writers as Edwidge Danticat, Sonia Sanchez, Maya Angelou, Werewere Liking and Sapphire. The video documents selected scenes from panels, readings, and performances during the conference."--Www.twn.org
Yari yari pamberi : black women writers dissecting globalization, October 12-October 16, 2004 : an international conference on literature by women of African ancestry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents selected scenes from panels, readings, and performances during the 2004 conference and features renowned writers Toni Morrison, Alice Walker and others
The art of the journey : a retrospective by Ben Jones( Book )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There it is by Jayne Cortez( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poets on Screen collection contains clips of poets reading their own and other poets' work
Interview of Louise Meriwether by Jayne Cortez( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jazz fan looks back
Alternative Names
Jayne Cortez Amerikaans dichteres (1934-2012)

Jayne Cortez amerikansk poet

Jayne Cortez Avant-garde jazz poet

Jayne Cortez US-amerikanische Dichterin

Richardson, Jayne

Richardson, Jayne 1934-2012

Richardson, Sallie Jayne

Richardson, Sallie Jayne 1934-2012

Languages
English (101)

German (1)

Covers
Somewhere in advance of nowhereOn the imperial highway : new and selected poemsThe art of the journey : a retrospectivePost-jazz poetics : a social historyPeople get ready : African American and Caribbean cultural exchangeContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community