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The autobiography of LeRoi Jones, Amiri Baraka

Label
The autobiography of LeRoi Jones
Title
The autobiography of LeRoi Jones
Statement of responsibility
Amiri Baraka
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Poet, dramatist, novelist, critic, teacher, and political activist Amiri Baraka, born LeRoi Jones, vividly recounts his crusading role in African-American literature. A driving force behind the Black Arts Movement, the prolific Baraka retells his experiences from his participation in avant-garde literature after World War II and his role in Black nationalism after the assassination of Malcolm X to his conversion to Islam and his commitment to an international socialist
  • vision. When The Autobiography of LeRoi Jones was first published in 1984, the publisher made substantial cuts in the copy. Under the careful direction of the author, the book has been restored to its original form. This is the first complete and unexpurgated version of Baraka's life and work
Cataloging source
IIB
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1934-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baraka, Amiri
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baraka, Amiri
  • Authors, American
  • Revolutionaries
  • African Americans
Label
The autobiography of LeRoi Jones, Amiri Baraka
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36478871
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
465 pages
Isbn
9781556522314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36478871
  • (Sirsi) a582959
Label
The autobiography of LeRoi Jones, Amiri Baraka
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36478871
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
465 pages
Isbn
9781556522314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36478871
  • (Sirsi) a582959

Library Locations

    • Central Library, Jesse H. Jones BuildingBorrow it
      500 McKinney St., Houston, TX, 77002, US
      29.759431 -95.369953
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