Somebody Blew Up America and Other Poems
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Somebody Blew Up America and Other Poems

by Amiri Baraka
     
 

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Poetry. African American Studies. "The publication of Amiri Baraka's SOMEBODY BLEW UP AMERICA & OTHER POEMS makes one more mark in the development in modern Black radical & revolutionary cultural reconstruction... Readers of course will want as quick as possible to read for them-self the now controversial title poem..., but check-out, among the others, "In

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Poetry. African American Studies. "The publication of Amiri Baraka's SOMEBODY BLEW UP AMERICA & OTHER POEMS makes one more mark in the development in modern Black radical & revolutionary cultural reconstruction... Readers of course will want as quick as possible to read for them-self the now controversial title poem..., but check-out, among the others, "In Town"--pure-pure dark post-Plantation molasses..."--Kamau Brathwaite.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780913441725
Publisher:
House of Nehesi Publishers
Publication date:
10/06/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Amiri Baraka, born in 1934, in Newark, New Jersey, USA, is the author of over 40 books of essays, poems, drama, and music history and criticism, a poet icon and revolutionary political activist who has recited poetry and lectured on cultural and political issues extensively in the USA, the Caribbean, Africa, and Europe.

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