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• L. Jones and L. Neal (eds), Black Fire: An Anthology of Afro-American Writing (New York: 1969).
• A. Mitchell Within the Circle: an Anthology of African American Literary Criticism from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present (Durham: 1994).
• L. Neal, A. Baraka, and M. Schwartz (eds), Visions of a Liberated Future: Black Arts Movement Writings (St Paul: 1989).
• H. Baker, “Generational Shifts and the Recent Criticism of Afro- American Literature,” Black American Literature Forum 15 (1981), 3-21.
• J.G. Brooks, “Amiri Baraka’s Conversion to Leninist-Marxism as an Extension of the Black Arts Movement,” CLA Journal 53 (2010), 254-66.
• C. Clarke, “After Mecca”: Women Poets and the Black Arts Movement (New Brunswick: 2005).
• L.L. Forsgren, In Search of Our Warrior Mothers: Women Dramatists of the Black Arts Movement (Evanston: 2018).
• J. Fenderson, Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s (Urbana: 2019).
• C.L. Phelps, Visionary Women Writers of Chicago’s Black Arts Movement (Jackson: 2013).
• J.E. Smethhurst, The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s (Chapel Hill: 2005).
• J.E. Smethhurst, Brick City Vanguard: Amiri Baraka, Black Music, Black Modernity (Amherst: 2020).
• D.L. Smith, “The Black Arts Movement and its Critics,” American Literary History 3 (1991), 93-110.
• K. Woodard, A Nation Within a Nation: Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Black Power Politics (Chapel Hill: 1999).
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