• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Conversations with Amiri Baraka (Paperback)
  • Conversations with Amiri Baraka (Paperback)
zoom

Conversations with Amiri Baraka (Paperback)

(editor)
£21.95
Paperback 277 Pages / Published: 30/05/1994
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

This collection of interviews with Amiri Baraka, the former LeRoi Jones and a key figure in the worldwide black liberation movement, provides an extraordinary insight not only into African American literature but also into the turmoil and passions of the ""black experience"" during the second half of the twentieth century.

As they offer an understanding of the political turbulence of his times, these interviews provide special insights into Baraka's works, his anger, and his career. Not only does Baraka criticize and explain his most celebrated works, but also his comments supply a rich context for understanding the African American experience.

Throughout these candid conversations Baraka maintains his belief in the firm alliance of art and social criticism. ""To me, social commentary and art cannot be divorced. Art and life are the same: art comes out of life, art is a reflection of life, art is life.""Here is a collection that contains nearly all of the major interviews this poet, playwright, fiction writer, essayist, and social activist has given in his long and controversial career. Four of them have not been previously published. Included here are interviews conducted by Maya Angelou, Austen Clarke, and David Frost, as well as a new interview Baraka granted the editor of this volume.

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9780878056873
Number of pages: 277
Weight: 432 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm

You may also be interested in...

Fame
Added to basket
£1.00
Paperback
Dark Days
Added to basket
£1.00
Paperback
White Girls
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer
Added to basket
Letter to My Mother
Added to basket
Create Dangerously
Added to basket
£1.00
Paperback
Why I Write
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback
We Should All Be Feminists
Added to basket
The Good Immigrant
Added to basket
The Cost of Living
Added to basket
£12.99
Hardback
Notes on Camp
Added to basket
£1.00
Paperback
Down and Out in Paris and London
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Lion and the Unicorn
Added to basket
Feel Free
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.