Recent Commentary and Criticism on Baraka

 

Chatterjee, Arnab. “On Violence, Race and the Defiance of Traditional Gender
Roles in Amiri Baraka’s Dutchman.” Contemporary Literary Review India 3.2 (2016). 

Kern, Douglas S.,  “Dutchman: A Review.” Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance, Volume 2, Number 1 (August 2015).

“The Legacy of Amiri Baraka: Four Poets”–Essays by Evie Shockley, Danez Smith, Harmony Holiday, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Literary Hub (4/20/2015).

http://continuumjournal.org/index.php/all-issues/current-issue-amiri-baraka/32-volumes/issues/vol-1-no-2-amiri-baraka-revaluation-and-appreciation

Heyliger, Yvette, “Parity, Me and Amiri B.” Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance, Volume 1, Number 2 (January 2015).

Kern, Douglas S., “Dramatizing Death Threats: Amiri Baraka’s Nuyorican Trio.” Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance, Volume 1, Number 2 (January 2015).

Ramey, Melinda Wilson, “Return to The Toilet.Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance, Volume 1, Number 2 (January 2015).

Stone-Lawrence, Susan, “‘A Simple KnifeThrust’: The Complicated Power of Purgative Ritual in Madheart.” Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre and Performance, Volume 1, Number 2 (January 2015).

D. Scott Miller, “The People’s Poet: Amiri Baraka’s Life in Words,” Gawker Review of Books (1/6/2015).

Samy Azouz, “Black Theatre and Propaganda: Amiri Baraka’s Adherence to the Negro Problem and Defense of the Question of Labor,” Americana: E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary 10.1 (Spring 2014).

Diane di Prima, “For Amiri Baraka” (poem), SFGate (2/28/2014).

William J. Harris, “Some Bluish Notes on Amiri Baraka,” Art Forum (2/28/2014).

Andrew Epstein, “Leroi and Frank: On the Friendship of Amiri Baraka and Frank O’Hara,” Locus Solus: The New York School of Poets (1/27/2014).

Jelani Cobb, “Cory Booker Never Spoke for Newark Like Amiri Baraka Did,” New Republic (1/21/2014).

Jelani Cobb, “The Path Cleared by Amiri Baraka.” The New Yorker (1/15/2014).

Greg Tate, “Amiri Amour: Baraka in Memorium,” Ebony (1/14/2014).

Ishmael Reed, “On the Life and Death of Amiri Baraka,” Wall Street Journal (1/12/2014).

Jacques Wakefield, “Baraka, Transitions: The Man and the Poetry.” Beatdom (4/1/2017)

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