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Somebody blew up America, & other poems

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Published by House of Nehesi Publishers in Philipsburg, St. Martin, Caribbean .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAmiri Baraka.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A583 S58 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3316587M
ISBN 100913441619
LC Control Number2004114565

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Somebody blew up America, & other poems by Imamu Amiri Baraka Download PDF Ebook

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Somebody Blew Up America and Other Poems

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Somebody Blew Up America

In his poems, plays, essays, criticism, and fiction, he achieved an absolute democracy of language—a poetry forged in the crucible of a collective experience, a musical fusion of history, irony, and art.

Language is all there is, and what we are talking about is language, we speak within language" David Macey, The Many Lives of Michel Foucault, p. I believe that, ultimately, people will become sophisticated enough to understand that they themselves must rule — not just some little, small elitist group of exploiters.

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Amiri Baraka (born Everett LeRoi Jones; October 7, – January 9, ), previously known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism.

He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at several universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony tjarrodbonta.com: Everett LeRoi Jones, October 7,.That seems plain enough to pdf.

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