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Liberation Narratives: New and Collected Poems: 1966-2009

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Spanning a long career, these poems helped define and sustain a movement that added music and brash street language to traditional poetics. Like Amiri Barka (aka LeRoi Jones), this poet and social activist has long combined the personal and the political by adding anger, activism, and outsider art to well-crafted poems. Spoken-word poetry (which recently garnered the author a Grammy nomination) and message poetry aimed at community healing are innovations in the later works, and as a whole the poems provide an overview of emerging black culture as they borrow language from black consciousness, hip-hop, political speeches, and motivational talks.

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Spanning a long career, these poems helped define and sustain a movement that added music and brash street language to traditional poetics. Like Amiri Barka (aka LeRoi Jones), this poet and social activist has long combined the per

About the Author

Haki R. Madhubuti has been a pivotal figure since the 1960s in advocating a strong black literary tradition. He is the founder of Third World Press, the founder and director emeritus of the Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature

Product Details

ISBN:
9780883783146
Author:
Madhubuti, Haki R.
Publisher:
Third World Press
Foreword by:
Baker, Houston A., Jr.
Foreword:
Baker, Houston A., Jr.
Afterword by:
Hooper, Lita
Afterword:
Hooper, Lita
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry/African American
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.90x6.00x1.50 in. 1.70 lbs.

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