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Eulogies

Author: Amiri Baraka
Publisher: New York : Marsilio Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, for the first time, a major African-American writer gathers in one volume the eulogies he has written and spoken, in poetry and prose, over the last 30 years. Eulogies shows Amiri Baraka's writing at its most personal and profound; the solemnity of his subject matter leads Baraka to meditate on matters both political and spiritual, to examine the status of African-Americans in the United States and ultimately  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-
Eulogies.
New York : Marsilio Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)605986735
Named Person: Amiri Baraka; Amiri Baraka; Amiri Baraka
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amiri Baraka
ISBN: 1568860072 9781568860077
OCLC Number: 34192072
Description: x, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Malcolm X --
John Coltrane --
Amilcar Cabral --
Anna Russ and Fanny Jones --
Al Ryan --
Art Williams --
Harold "Mhisani" Wilson --
Larry Neal and Bob Marley --
Larry Neal --
Okot p'Bitek --
Owen Dodson --
Michael Smith --
Kimako Baraka --
Yusef Iman --
Al White --
Tom White --
"Philly" Joe Jones --
G.L. "George" Russ --
Bob Kaufman --
James Arthur Baldwin --
Willie Jones --
Marvin "Pancho" Camillo --
Kasisi Sadikifu Nakawa --
Miguel Piñero --
Joseph S. "Smiley" Landrum --
John Alexander --
Walter Davis, Jr. --
James Gray --
James "Library" Brown --
Miles Davis --
Ellis B. Haizlip --
Specks Hicks --Jimmy Anderson --
Louise Gray --
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie --
Sun Ra --
Charlie James Richardson --
Tracy Elvira Burwell --
Toni Cade Bambara --
Tina Johnson-Landrum --
William Kunstler --
Don Gabriel Pullen --
Russell Bingham.
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Here, for the first time, a major African-American writer gathers in one volume the eulogies he has written and spoken, in poetry and prose, over the last 30 years. Eulogies shows Amiri Baraka's writing at its most personal and profound; the solemnity of his subject matter leads Baraka to meditate on matters both political and spiritual, to examine the status of African-Americans in the United States and ultimately to reflect on the nature of life and death.

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