The aesthetics of Leroi Jones/ Amiri Baraka the rebel poet by Maurice A. Lee

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Published by Universitat de València in Valencia .

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Bibliografía: p. 151-153.

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StatementMaurice A. Lee.
SeriesBiblioteca Javier Coy d"estudis nord-americans
LC ClassificationsPR, PN
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
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Open LibraryOL21039353M
ISBN 108437055415

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Baraka ha sido considerado como el poeta rebelde, el que siempre ataca la política, denuncia el abuso de poder y las erróneas políticas administrativas de los Estados Unidos. Este volumen examina algunos de los más importantes ensayos y obras de ficción, con el.

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Baraka would renounce his “slave name” of LeRoi Jones shortly after completing The New-Ark. Infamed Black Power poet, playwright, and filmmaker Amiri Baraka, who died on January 9, at the age of 79, made a documentary in and around Spirit House, a center of s Black Nationalism in Newark, New Jersey.

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Aesthetics of Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka: the rebel poet. Valencia: Publicacions de la Universitat de Valéncia, []. (OCoLC) Named Person: Amiri Baraka; Amiri Baraka; Amiri Baraka: Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

The term “Black Aesthetic” can be traced back to the Black Arts Movement of the late s and early s but the function of black aesthetics transcend time and medium.

The Black Arts Movement, also known as the Black Aesthetics Movement, Author: Candice Frederick. The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader provides the most comprehensive selection of Baraka's work to date, spanning more than thirty years of a brilliant, prolific, & controversial career in which he has produced a dozen books of poetry, twenty-six plays, eight collections of essays & speeches, & two books of fiction.

In Baraka (under the name LeRoi Jones) published Blues People: Negro Music in White America, his account of the development of black music from slavery to contemporary jazz.

When the work was re-issued inBaraka wrote in the Introduction that he wished to show that "The music was the score, the actually expressed creative orchestration, reflection of Afro-American life Born: Everett LeRoi Jones, October 7. Amiri Baraka was born Everett LeRoi Jones in Newark, New Jersey, on October 7, His father, Colt Jones, was a postal supervisor; Anna Lois Jones, his mother, was a social worker.

He attended Rutgers University for two years, then transferred to Howard University, where in. The Black Arts Movement began—symbolically, at least—the day after Malcolm X was assassinated in The poet LeRoi Jones (soon to rename himself Amiri Baraka) announced he would leave his integrated life on New York City’s Lower East Side for Harlem.

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Amiri Baraka (amērē bərä´kə), –, American poet, playwright, and political activist,N.J., as Everett LeRoy Jones, studied at Rutgers Univ., Howard Univ. In college he adopted the name LeRoi Jones. In the s he moved to Greenwich Village, where he associated with writers of the beat generation and founded two literary magazines and a small publishing company.

Amiri Baraka (–) continues to be one of the most widely published African-American writers of the late 20th century. Baraka — who initially wrote under the name LeRoi Jones —.

Amiri Baraka is an important figure in US literary and piolitical history, but i read this book primarily because of his connection to the city of Newark. In his highly personal style, he describes his life up to the mid-seventies, from his childhood in Newark to the time he spent in the armed forces, to his beginnings in the NY literary scene /5.

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Dutchman is a play written by African-American playwright Amiri Baraka, then known as LeRoi Jones. Dutchman was first presented at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, New York City, in March The play, which won an Obie Award. was made into a film instarring Shirley Knight and Al Freeman Jr.

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) Amiri Baraka, born Everett LeRoy Jones to Coyt LeRoy and Anna Lois Jones in Newark, New Jersey, grew up in a middle-class environment. He attended a predominantly black elementary school, but his college-prep high school, from which he graduated with honors inwas mainly white.

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