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Black fire : an anthology of Afro-American writing

Author: Amiri Baraka; Larry Neal
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Black Classic Press, 2007, ©1968.
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This collection of literary works documents and captures the social and cultural turmoil of the 1960s' Black Arts Movement. Many of the contributors became prominent, nationally and internationally. Others receded into the cultural landscape. But their collected works presents a manifesto to bring about change in Black thought and action, generated from a Black aesthetic.
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Genre/Form: Literature
African American non-fiction
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black fire.
Baltimore, MD : Black Classic Press, 2007, ©1968
(OCoLC)608062892
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amiri Baraka; Larry Neal
ISBN: 1574780395 9781574780390
OCLC Number: 123895305
Description: xxiv, 670 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: [I]. ESSAYS. The development of the black revolutionary artist / James T. Stewart --
Reclaiming the lost African heritage / John Henrik Clarke --
African responses to Malcolm X / Leslie Alexander Lacy --
Revolutionary nationalism and the Afro-American / Harold Cruse --
The new breed / Peter Labrie --
Dynamite growing out of their skulls / Calvin C. Hernton --
Black power --
a scientific concept whose time has come / James Boggs --
Toward Black liberation / Stokely Carmichael --
The screens / C.E. Wilson --
Travels in the South: a cold night in Alabama / William Mahoney --
The tide inside, it rages! / Lindsay Barrett --
Not just whistling Dixie / A.B. Spellman --
The Fellah, the chosen ones, the guardian / David Llorens --
Brainwashing of black men's minds / Nathan Hare. [2]. POETRY. Charles Anderson --
Richard W. Thomas --
Ted Wilson --
James T. Stewart --
Calvin C. Hernton --
Sun-Ra --
Lethonia Gee --
K. William Kgositsile --
David Henderson --
A.B. Spellman --
Sonia Sanchez --
Q.R. Hand --
Ron Welburn --
Joe Goncalves --
Marvin E. Jackmon --
James Danner --
Al Fraser --
Lance Jeffers --
Walt Delegall --
Welton Smith --
LeRoi Jones --
Barbara Simmons --
Larry Neal --
Hart Leroi Bibbs --
Rolland Snellings --
Carol Freeman --
Kirk Hall --
Edward S. Spriggs --
Henry Dumas --
Reginald Lockett --
Odaro --
S.E. Anderson --
Clarence Franklin --
Jay Wright --
Yusuf Rahman --
Rudy Bee Graham --
Lefty Sims --
Lebert Bethune --
Yusef Iman --
Norman Jordan --
Stanley Crouch --
Frederick J. Bryant, Jr. --
Sam Cornish --
Clarence Reed --
Albert E. Haynes, Jr. --
Lorenzo Thomas --
Gaston Neal --
L. Goodwin --
Ray Johnson --
Bob Bennett --
Ahmed Legraham Alhamisi --
D.L. Graham --
Victor Hernandez Cruz --
Jacques Wakefield --
Kuwasi Balagon --
Bobb Hamilton. [3]. FICTION. Fon / Henry Dumas --
A love song for seven little boys called; Sam / C.H. Fuller, Jr. --
Not your singing, dancing spade / Julia Fields --
That she would dance no more / Jean Wheeler Smith --
Life with red top / Ronald L. Fair --
Sinner man where you gonna run to? / Larry Neal --
Ain't that a groove / Charlie Cobb. [4]. DRAMA. We own the night / Jimmy Garrett --
Flowers for the trashman / Marvin E. Jackmon --
Black ice / Charles Patterson --
Notes from a savage god / Ronald Drayton --
Nocturne on the Rhine / Ronald Drayton --
Madheart / LeRoi Jones --
Prayer meeting or the first militant minister / Ben Caldwell --
How do you do / Ed Bullins --
The leader / Joseph White --
The suicide / Carol Freeman. [5]. AN AFTERWORD. And Shine swam on / Larry Neal.
Responsibility: edited by LeRoi Jones and Larry Neal.

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This collection of literary works documents and captures the social and cultural turmoil of the 1960s' Black Arts Movement. Many of the contributors became prominent, nationally and internationally. Others receded into the cultural landscape. But their collected works presents a manifesto to bring about change in Black thought and action, generated from a Black aesthetic.

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