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Kent, George E. 1920-1982

Overview
Works: 8 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 2,812 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Periodicals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3503.R7244, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about George E Kent
 
Most widely held works by George E Kent
A life of Gwendolyn Brooks by George E Kent( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first full-scale biography of Gwendolyn Brooks, one of America's major poets. George E. Kent, a longtime friend and literary associate of the poet in Chicago, was given exclusive access to Brooks' early notebooks, which she kept from the age of seven. Kent also interviewed Brooks, her mother, and other family members in Chicago and elsewhere. He scoured records and correspondence with her publishers, editors, and agent. He participated in the poet's literary enterprises and in her wide circle of literary and family friends. The study reveals intimate acquaintance with the Harlem Re
Blackness and the adventure of Western culture by George E Kent( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes stimulating essays on James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright and William Faulkner as well as a primer on the Harlem Renaissance. The late Dr. Kent has conjured up the complex essence of Black folk history and applied and analyzed that history as a creative motif for the Black writer. His critical perspective is that of the Black Aesthetic; he draws from the ideologies of Franz Fanon and historical conditions to bring forth a brilliant analysis of the most influential 20th century Black writers.--Publisher's description
A Dark and sudden beauty : two essays in Black American poetry by George E Kent( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self conscious writers and the Black folk tradition by George E Kent( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report from part one by Gwendolyn Brooks( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Review( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bound advance proofs of the first edition edited by Mel Watkins
Richard Wright : blackness and the adventure of Western culture by George E Kent( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A life of Gwendolyn Brooks
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Blackness and the adventure of Western cultureReport from part one
Alternative Names
George E. Kent American academic

Kent, George.

Kent, George E.

Languages
English (34)