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Baker, Houston A. Jr 1943-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 402 publications in 5 languages and 26,380 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Conference proceedings  Personal narratives  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Sources  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction, Publishing director
Classifications: E449, B
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Most widely held works by Houston A Baker
Columbia literary history of the United States by Emory Elliott( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 2,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de Amerikaanse letterkunde
Twentieth century interpretations of Native son; a collection of critical essays by Houston A Baker( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays to help you understand and appreciate Wright's novel, Native son
Modernism and the Harlem renaissance by Houston A Baker( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long black song; essays in Black American literature and culture by Houston A Baker( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Walker, Douglass, Booker T. Washington's Up from slavery, W.E.B. du Bois' The souls of Black folk, Richard Wright's Native son, and more
Blues, ideology, and Afro-American literature : a vernacular theory by Houston A Baker( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave by Frederick Douglass( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical account of a childhood and youth spent in slavery by a man who became a great abolitionist and leader of anti-slavery activity
The journey back : issues in Black literature and criticism by Houston A Baker( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singers of daybreak; studies in Black American literature by Houston A Baker( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afro-American literary study in the 1990s( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workings of the spirit : the poetics of Afro-American women's writing by Houston A Baker( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three American literatures : essays in Chicano, Native American, and Asian-American literature for teachers of American literature by Houston A Baker( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and German and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black studies, rap, and the academy by Houston A Baker( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this explosive book, Houston Baker takes stock of the current state of Black Studies in the university and outlines its responsibilities to the newest form of black urban expression--rap. A frank, polemical essay, Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy is an uninhibited defense of Black Studies and an extended commentary on the importance of rap. Written in the midst of the political correctness wars and in the aftermath of the Los Angeles riots, Baker's meditation on the academy and black urban expression has generated much controversy and comment from both ends of the political spectrum
Afro-American poetics : revisions of Harlem and the Black aesthetic by Houston A Baker( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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English literature : opening up the canon by English Institute( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black literature in America by Houston A Baker( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrayal : how Black intellectuals have abandoned the ideals of the civil rights era by Houston A Baker( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction: Little Africa -- Jail : Southern detention to global liberation -- Friends like these : race and neoconservatism -- After civil rights : the rise of Black public intellectuals -- Have mask, will travel : centrists from the Ivy League -- A capital fellow from Hoover : Shelby Steele -- Reflections of a first amendment trickster : Stephen Carter -- Man without connection : John McWhorter -- American myth : illusions of liberty and justice for all -- Prison : colored bodies, private profit -- Conclusion: What then must we do?
A many-colored coat of dreams : the poetry of Countee Cullen by Houston A Baker( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A Many-Colored Coat of Dreams, Houston A. Baker Jr. puts the body of Countee Cullen's poetry under close scrutiny and defines him as a Romantic poet influenced by the publishing situation for Black writers. This is volume four in Broadside Critics Series, general editor James A. Emanuel (Copied from back cover of book.)
Turning south again : re-thinking modernism/re-reading Booker T. by Houston A Baker( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inaugurates a new southern studies with Black experience at the center, through a re-examination of the career of Booker T. Washington, showing incarceration to be the central characteristic of African-American life, even in the case of Tuskegee
Black British cultural studies : a reader( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No matter where you travel, you still be Black : poems by Houston A Baker( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Baker, Houston 1943-

Baker, Houston A.

Baker, Houston A. 1943- Jr

Baker, Houston A. Jr

Baker, Houston A. Jr. 1943-

Baker, Houston Alfred 1943-

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Twentieth century interpretations of Native son; a collection of critical essaysModernism and the Harlem renaissanceLong black song; essays in Black American literature and cultureBlues, ideology, and Afro-American literature : a vernacular theoryNarrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slaveThe journey back : issues in Black literature and criticismSingers of daybreak; studies in Black American literatureAfro-American literary study in the 1990s