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Transbluesency : the selected poems of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones (1961-1995)

Author: Amiri Baraka; Paul Vangelisti
Publisher: New York : Marsilio Publishers ; Saint Paul, MN : Distributed in the US by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting with a Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note, and including many out-of-print and limited edition chapbooks and broadsides, Transbluesency: The Selected Poems of Amiri Baraka concisely illuminates Baraka's almost single-handed renovation of both the nature and form of post-WWII African American literature, and his profound influence on a generation of poets of all ethnic backgrounds.
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Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-
Transbluesency.
New York : Marsilio Publishers ; Saint Paul, MN : Distributed in the US by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 1995
(OCoLC)604658654
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amiri Baraka; Paul Vangelisti
ISBN: 1568860137 9781568860138 1568860145 9781568860145
OCLC Number: 38031958
Notes: Poems.
Description: xx, 271 p. : 1 port. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface to a twenty volume suicide note (1961) --
The dead lecturer (1964) --
Black magic (1969) --
Hard facts (1972) --
Poetry for the advanced (1979) --
Reggae or not! (1981) --
Am/Trak (1979) --
In the tradition (1982) --
Heathens (1994) --
Wise, why's, Y'z (1995).
Responsibility: edited by Paul Vangelisti.

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Starting with a Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note, and including many out-of-print and limited edition chapbooks and broadsides, Transbluesency: The Selected Poems of Amiri Baraka concisely illuminates Baraka's almost single-handed renovation of both the nature and form of post-WWII African American literature, and his profound influence on a generation of poets of all ethnic backgrounds.

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