Tales LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

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Published: 1969

Hardcover

132 pages


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Tales  by  LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

Tales by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)
1969 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 132 pages | ISBN: | 9.55 Mb

Praise for Amiri Baraka:Barakas stories evoke a mood of revolutionary disorder, conjuring an alternative universe in which a dangerous African-American underground, or a dangerous literary underground still exists...Baraka is at his best as aMorePraise for Amiri Baraka:Barakas stories evoke a mood of revolutionary disorder, conjuring an alternative universe in which a dangerous African-American underground, or a dangerous literary underground still exists...Baraka is at his best as a lyrical prophet of despair who transfigures his contentious racial and political views into a transcendent, outtelligent clarity.--New York Times Book Review(Editors Choice) on Tales of the Out & the GoneWith a new introduction by Henry Louis Gates Jr.These sixteen artful and nuanced stories fall into two parts: the first nine concern themselves with the sensibility of a hip, perceptive young black man in white America.

The last seven stories endeavor to place that same man within the context of his awareness of and participation in a rapidly emerging and powerfully felt negritude. They deal, it might be said, with the black man in black America. Yet these tales are not social tracts, but absolutely masterful fiction--provocative, witty, and, at times, bitter and aggressive.



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