Audio collection of June Jordan [sound recording]. 1970-2000.
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Angela Y. Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years she has been active as a student, teacher, writer, scholar, and activist/organizer. She is a living witness to the historical struggles of the contemporary era. Professor Davis's political activism began when she was a youngster in Birmingham, Alabama, and continued through her high school years in New York. But it was not until 1969 that she came to national at...
Author. Born as Chloe Anthony Wofford in 1931. From the description of Toni Morrison correspondence, 1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983454 ...
Poetry editor of Essense magazine and author. From the description of Alexis De Veaux collection, 1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70968999 ...
American author and professor of literature. From the description of Papers, 1970-1999. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 42963326 ...
Poet and professor. From the description of Papers, 1936-1980. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56815853 American poet. From the description of Introduction to Seamus Heaney's reading to the Academy of American Poets at the Morgan Library : typescript with autograph revisions, . (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874953 From the description of The fundamental project of technology : typescript photocopy with autograph revisions, [n.d.]. (Un...
Richard Kostelanetz was born on May 14, 1940, in New York, NY. He is the son of Boris Kostelanetz, a lawyer, and Ethel (Cory) Kostelanetz. He received his B.A. from Brown University in 1962 with honors. He pursued graduate study at King's College in London from 1964 to 1965 and received an M.A. from Columbia University in 1966. Richard Kostelanetz is a writer, visual artist, critic, poet, composer, filmmaker, video artist, lecturer and editor of the avant-garde. In 1971, employing a radically fo...
Attica Correctional Facility is a maximum security prison housing males convicted of felonies who are 21 years of age or older committed directly by the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eight judicial districts of New York . It also receives felons 16 years of age and older by transfer from the Elmira Reception Center or other institutions. A 1926 report of the Crime Commission of New York's Sub-Commission on Penal Institutions stated that the state's prisons were operating at ...
Adrienne Cecile Rich, poet, author, feminist, and teacher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 1929, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. She attended the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md. (1938-47). A 1951 graduate of Radcliffe College, in that year she won the Yale Younger Poets Award with the publication of her first book, A Change of World . Following her studies at Oxford University (winter 1952-53), she traveled through Europe. The following de...
"Dr. Atomic" is an opera written and composed by American John Adams, and directed by Peter Sellars. The performance premiered October 1, 2005 at the San Francisco Opera. Based on Richard Rhodes' book "The Making of the Atomic Bomb," Adams' work focuses on physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and the project he led to create, and detonate, the first atomic bomb. The opera takes place during the five days leading up to the explosion at the Trinity Site. From the description of Dr. Atomic: ...
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...
Leslie Marmon Silko (1948-), native American writer, author of Ceremony and Almanac of the Dead. From the description of Per Seyersted papers concerning Leslie Marmon Silko, 1973-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148173 ...
Thulani Davis (1948-) is an African American journalist, poet, playwright, and novelist. She graduated from Barnard College, and attended graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. In addition to articles in periodicals such as the VILLAGE VOICE, NATION, NEW YORK TIMES, and WASHINGTON REVIEW, she has published several anthologies of her poems, a play, the libretto for an opera, and several novels, including 1959 and the MAKER OF SAINTS. From the descri...
Crime novelist and screenwriter James Crumley was born on October 12, 1939 and spent most of his childhood in South Texas. After earning his MFA in 1966, he went on to teach English, publish a series of detective novels and short stories. After leaving his last teaching job in 1984, Crumley has worked full-time as a writer and has made his home base in Missoula, Montana. From the description of James Crumley Papers, 1965-1990. (Texas State University-San Marcos). WorldCat record id: ...
Cornelius Eady, playwright. From the description of Brutal imagination: typescript, 2002. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363952 ...
June Jordan was born in Harlem, New York on July 9, 1936. Jordan fostered a love of literature and writing poetry as a child. She attended Barnard College and University of Chicago. June Jordan married in 1955 and had one child. A poet, novelist, essayist, editor and children's author, Jordan published her first poetry collection, Who Look at Me, in 1969. Jordan was a visiting scholar/poet at many institutions, including MacAlester College, City College of the City University of New York, Univer...
Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784), first Black woman poet in America, was brought as an African slave in about 1761 to Boston, Mass., where she was purchased by John Wheatley. Educated in the Wheatley household, first by Wheatley's wife Susannah and later by his daughter Mary, Phillis Wheatley began writing poems in her early teens. It was through her published poetry that she became a member of Boston's literati and travelled briefly to England, returning in 1773 during Mrs. Wheatley's final illn...