Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014
Amiri Baraka (1934-2014), born Everett LeRoi Jones, and previously known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an African American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The Amiri Baraka Papers contains poetry, pamphlet publications, scripts, interviews, photographs, correspondence, and posters of work written or edited by Amiri Baraka, both under the name Amiri Baraka as well as LeRoi Jones. This material mostly documents his professional work between 1965 and 1982, and reflects mostly his work as a playright and poet.
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934- [Morning Edition, KSJR-FM, Minnesota Public Radio. Phonotape]: Amiri Baraka interviewed by Tom Vitale for National Public Radio.
Seven essays, typescript corrected and signed, included in the larger collection entitled Raise, Race, Rays, Raze: Essays Since 1965 (New York: Random House, 1971).
The bulk of the papers relate to theater and film productions of Dutchman by Amiri Baraka, for which Gene Persson served as a producer, including correspondence, scripts, production materials, legal materials, promotional materials, financial records, photographs, and audiovisual materials. The papers also include additional writings and other materials by or about Amiri Baraka.