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Baker, Houston A.

Overview
Works: 112 works in 390 publications in 6 languages and 25,749 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Literatures  Conference proceedings  Personal narratives  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: E449, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Houston A Baker
Columbia literary history of the United States by Emory Elliott( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 3,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overzicht van de Amerikaanse letterkunde
Afro-American poetics revisions of Harlem and the Black aesthetic by Houston A Baker( )
7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 1,436 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 )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,362 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 1,321 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 )
24 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Betrayal how Black intellectuals have abandoned the ideals of the civil rights era by Houston A Baker( )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Houston A. Baker Jr. condemns black intellectuals who, he believes, have turned their backs on the tradition of racial activism in America. In their literature, speeches, and academic and public behavior, Baker identifies a ""hungry generation"" eager for power, respect, and money. Critiquing his own impoverished childhood in the ""Little Africa"" section of Louisville, Kentucky, Baker seeks to understand the shaping of this new public figure. He also revisits classical sites of African American literary and historical criticism and critique, and devotes chapters to the writing and tho
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume is a memoir written by famous American orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895). This work is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of Douglass' life and is considered to be one of the most influential pieces of literature to fuel the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States, recounting Douglass' life as a slave and his ambition to become a free man
The journey back : issues in Black literature and criticism by Houston A Baker( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,165 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 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afro-American literary study in the 1990s ( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Workings of the spirit : the poetics of Afro-American women's writing by Houston A Baker( Book )
6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 994 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 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black studies, rap, and the academy by Houston A Baker( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 912 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
English literature : opening up the canon by English Institute( Book )
10 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 902 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 literature in America by Houston A Baker( Book )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No matter where you travel, you still be Black poems by Houston A Baker( )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black British cultural studies : a reader ( Book )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Baker, Houston 1943-
Baker, Houston A. 1943- Jr
Baker, Houston A. Jr
Baker, Houston A. Jr. 1943-
Baker, Houston Alfred 1943-
ベイカー, ヒューストン・A. ジュニア
Languages
English (260)
Japanese (2)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Croatian (1)
Spanish (1)
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