Amiri Baraka

Standard Name: Baraka, Amiri
Used Form: LeRoi Jones
Used Form: Imamu Amiri Baraka


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Anthologization Toni Morrison
In 1983 TM 's only short story, Recitatif, appeared in Confirmation: An Anthology of African American Women, edited by Imamu Amiri Baraka (also known as LeRoi Jones ) and Amina Baraka .
Furman, Jan. Toni Morrison’s Fiction. University of South Carolina Press.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Textual Features Adrienne Rich
As in other texts, Rich's concerns here are significantly though not exclusively feminist. The first poem in the book, Orion, addresses the well-known hunter constellation as my fierce half-brother: he burns for all...
Textual Production Toni Morrison
TM spoke, along with Maya Angelou , Amiri Imamu , and the French ambassador, at the funeral of writer James Baldwin at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York.
American National Biography.
under Baldwin
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Adrienne Rich
This book collects ten years of forewords, personal statements, and reviews,
Burt, Stephen. “No scene could be worse”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 3, pp. 29-30.
in which Rich continues to tease out the complex negotiations between art and social justice, the ways in which writers have shaped (or...


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Morrison, Toni. “Recitatif”. Confirmation: An Anthology of African-American Women, edited by Amiri Baraka and Amina Baraka, Morrow, 1983, pp. 243-61.