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Conversations with Sonia Sanchez is a diverse collection of engagements with poet, teacher, and activist Sonia Sanchez. While it is common to associate Sanchez with the Black Arts Movement of the 1970s, these interviews reveal that Sanchez is a poet whose craft and subjects have evolved over three decades. The interviews from 1979 to 2005 include a previously unpublished interview conducted by the editor specifically for this book. Taken together, the pieces illuminate Sanchez's conscious and consistent work at honing her craft, her skill at raising the highly political to the level of art, and her engagement with black studies and women's studies.

In these interviews, we see how her travels, her career as a teacher, and her work as a mother, as a political activist, and as a cultural critic have changed her writing. Her experiences in women's studies and her friendships with other artists--such as Toni Morrison, Chinua Achebe, Margaret Walker, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and Amiri Baraka--have all influenced her poetry.

Joyce A. Joyce is professor of English at Temple University. She is the author of Black Studies as Human Studies: Critical Essays and Interviews; Ijala: Sonia Sanchez and the African Poetic Tradition; Warriors, Conjurers, and Priests: Defining African-centered Literary Criticism, and other books.

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Over twenty-five years of diverse interviews with the poet, teacher, and activist

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ISBN:
9781578069514
Author:
Joyce Joyce A.
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Other:
Joyce, Joyce Ann
Editor:
Joyce, Joyce A.
Author:
Joyce, Joyce A.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Women
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
African Americans in literature
Subject:
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Literature (General)
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Literary Conversations
Publication Date:
20070213
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
213
Dimensions:
8.99x6.52x.95 in. 1.05 lbs.

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