Additional Resources for The Amen Corner by James Baldwin

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Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones), The Dutchman and the Slave Ship: Two Plays, Morrow, 1964.

These two plays are critically acclaimed pieces by one of the leading writers of the Blacks Arts Movement.

Harris, Trudier, Black Women in the Fiction of James Baldwin, University of Tennessee Press, 1985.

This book is a critical assessment of the female characters in Baldwin's fiction.

Jones, LeRoi (Imamu Amiri Baraka) and Larry Neal, eds., Black Fire: An Anthology of African-American Writing, Morrow, 1968.

This text is an important collection of works emanating from the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s.

Leeming, David Adams, James Baldwin: A Biography, Knopf, 1994.

Leeming's book is a recent and highly enjoyable biography of Baldwin.

Shange, Ntozake, for colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf: A Choreopoem, Scribner Poetry, 1997.

Shange's play is an important experimental dramatic work (first published in 1977) that emerged from the Black Arts...

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