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Baker, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 15 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 2,007 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular works  Designs and plans  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Barbara A Baker
The blues aesthetic and the making of American identity in the literature of the South by Barbara A Baker( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The blues aesthetic as formulated by Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray holds that the African-American vernacular tradition, with blues music at its core, has had an unparalleled impact on the whole of American culture and art. Examining the manner in which the aesthetics related to blues music are manifested in the literature of George Washington Harris, Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston, and Lewis Nordan reveals that African-American experience is diffused throughout Southern literature, from Old Southwest humor to contemporary fiction. The blues aesthetic as a window into the works of these four authors allows the reader to recognize the African-American and Southern elements that contribute to the making of American identity as expressed in our art."--Jacket
Albert Murray and the aesthetic imagination of a nation by Barbara A Baker( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection consists of essays written by prominent African American literature, jazz, and Albert Murray scholars, reminiscences from Murray protgs and associates, and interviews with Murray himself. It illustrates Murray's place as a central figure in African American arts and letters and as an American cultural pioneer. Born in Nokomis, Alabama, and raised in Mobile, Albert Murray graduated from Tuskegee University, where he later taught, but he has long resided in New York City. He is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, memoirs, and essay collections, among them The Omni-A
Writing with contemporary readings by Barbara A Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movement education for students with special needs in physical education by Barbara A Baker( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussed are aspects of physical education programs for children with special needs. It is explained that movement education promotes important learning for all pupils and is well suited for facilitating the integration of handicapped children into regular classes. Suggestions are given for teachers, and equipment items (such as inner tubes and hurdles) are listed. Progressive goals and activity ideas are presented for the following areas: body awareness, space and direction, balance, basic body and locomotive movement, laterality, strength and endurance, eye-hand coordination, eye-foot coordination, and motor planning and sequencing. (Cl)
Families and Wyoming law by Barbara A Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A project developed at the request of Wyoming teachers to support the GRADS (Graduation, Reality, and Dual Role Skills) curriculum
Writer's journal by Barbara A Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making the 2008 Baruch connection, serious about college success : freshman seminar( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

U̲l̲y̲s̲s̲e̲s̲ and the Joycean entity by Barbara A Baker( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writing with contemporary readings by Barbara A Baker( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[This book] guides students through the writing process and the various modes of essay development; integrates extended contemporary readings that help students to see their own experiences as ... source material; emphasizes the critical thinking that drives both reflective reading and meaninful writing; and addresses essential grammar and style rules within the context of writing.-Back cover
Perception and the institution : a school for the blind by Barbara A Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An assessment of the writing skills of students in grades nine, ten, eleven, and twelve in the Edina East secondary schools by Barbara A Baker( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dimensions of stress among nephrology nurses by Barbara A Baker( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Generation of seismic design spectrum consistent time history by Barbara A Baker( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writing instructor's guide : with contemporary readings by Barbara A Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The blues aesthetic and the making of American identity in the literature of the South
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