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HOUSTON A. BAKER, JR. (1943 - )

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  • Anthologies:
    • Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: a Vernacular Theory.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1984.
    • The Journey Back: Issues In Black Literature and Criticism.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.
    • Singers of Daybreak: Studies in Black American Literature.  Washington: Howard UP, 1974.
    • Long Black Song: Essays in Black American Literature and Culture.  Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 1972.
  • Edited Works:
    • Black British Cultural Studies: a Reader.  Ed. Baker, Manthia Diawara, and Ruth Lindeborg.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1996.
    • Afro-American Literary Study in the 1990s.  Ed. Baker and Patricia Redmond.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1989.
    • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave.  Harmondworth: Penguin, 1982.
    • Three American Literatures: Essays in Chicano, Native American, and Asian American Literature for Teachers of American Literature.  New York: MLA, 1982.
    • English Literature: Opening Up the Canon.  Ed. Baker and Leslie Fiedler.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1981.
    • Special Issue on Literary Theory.  Black American Literature Forum 14 (1980).
    • A Dark and Sudden Beauty: Two Essays in Black American Poetry by George Kent and Stephen Henderson.   Philadelphia: Afro-American Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania, 1977.
    • Renewal: a Volume of Black Poems.  Ed. Baker and Charlotte Pierce-Baker.  Philadelphia: Afro-American Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania, 1977.
    • Reading Black: Essays in the Criticism of African, Caribbean, and Black American Literature.  Africana Studies and Research Center Monograph Series, no. 4.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1976.
    • A Many-Colored Coat of Dreams: the Poetry of Countee Cullen.  Detroit: Broadside, 1974.
    • Twentieth-Century Interpretations of Native Son.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1972.
    • Black Literature in America.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971.
  • Selected Individual Works:
    • Betrayal: How Black Intellectuals Have Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era.  New York: Columbia UP, 2008.
    • I Don't Hate the South: Reflections on Faulkner, Family, and the South.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
    • "On my First Acquaintance with Black Studies: a Yale Story."  A Companion to African-American Studies.  Ed. and intro. Gordon and Jane Anna Gordon.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2006.  Also pub. as Not Only the Masterís Tools: African-American Studies in Theory and Practice.  Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2006.  3-19.
    • Critical Memory: Public Spheres, African American Writing, and Black Fathers and Sons in America.  Athens: U of Georgia P, 2001.
    • Turning South Again: Re-Thinking Modernism/Re-Reading Booker T..  Durham: Duke UP, 2001. 
    • Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993.
    • "Introduction."  Presidential Forum: Multiculturalism: the Task of Literary Representation in the Twenty-First CenturyProfession 93.  New York: MLA, 1993.  5.
    • Foreword.  There Ain't No Black In the Union Jack.  By Paul Gilroy.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991.
    • "Hybridity, the Rap Race, and Pedagogy for the 1990s."  Technoculture.  Ed. Andrew Ross and Constance Penley.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1991.  197-209. 
      • Black Music Research Journal 40 (1991): 217-228. 
      • Cultural Artifacts and the Production of Meaning.  Ed. Margaret Ezell and Katherine O'Brien O'Keefe.  Durham: Duke UP,.
    • Workings of the Spirit: a Poetics of Afro-American Women's Writing.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991.
    • "Handling 'Crisis': Great Books, Rap Music, and the End of Western Homogeneity (Reflections on the Humanities in America)."  Callaloo 13 (1990): 173-194. 
      • Wild Orchids and Trotsky.  Ed. Mark Edmundson.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1993.  267-285.
    • "Theory, Black Voices, and Subaltern Spirit Work."  Cream City Review 14 (1990): 9-14.
    • "There is No More Beautiful Way: Theory and the Poetics of African American Women's Writing."  Afro-American Literary Study in the 1990s.  Ed. Baker and Patricia Redmond.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1989.  135-155.
    • Afro-American Poetics: Revisions of Harlem and the Black Aesthetic.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1988.
    • Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987.
    • "Our Lady: Sonia Sanchez and the Writing of a Black Renaissance."  Studies in Black American Literature Annual.  Ed. Baker and Joe Weixlmann.  Greenwood, FL: Penkevill, 1987. 
      • Reading Feminist, Reading Black.  Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  London: Methuen, 1990.
    • "Belief, Theory, and the Blues."  Studies In Black American Literature Annual.  Ed. Joe Weixlmann and Chester Fontenot.  Greenwood, FL: Penkevill, 1986.  5-30.
    • "Caliban's Triple Play."  "Race," Writing and Difference.  Ed., Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986.  381-395.
    • "Figurations for a New American Literary History."  Ideology and Classic American Literature.  Ed. Sacvan Bercovitch and Myra Jehlen.  Cambridge: CUP, 1986. 
      • Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: a Vernacular Theory.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1984.  15-63.
    • "The Promised Body: Reflections on Canon in an Afro-American Context."  The Rhetoric of Interpretation and the Interpretation of Rhetoric.  Ed. Paul Hernadi.  Durham: Duke UP, 1989.  87-103.
    • Blues Journeys Home (Poems).  Detroit: Lotus, 1985.
    • "Not Social Science, But Blues," SAGALA, IV (1984), pp. 26-31.
    • "To Move Without Moving: an Analysis of Creativity and Commerce in Ralph Ellison's Trueblood Episode."  PMLA 98(1983): 828-845. 
      • Black Literature and Literary Theory.  Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  London: Methuen, 1984.  221-248.
    • "Written Off: Narratives, Master Texts and Afro-American Writing from 1760-1945."  By Baker and John Sekora.  Komparatistische Hefte 7 (1983): 39-52. 
      • Studies in Black American Literature.  Ed. Joe Weixlmann and Chester Fontenot.  Greenwood, FL: Penkevill, 1984.
    • "Lorraine Hansberry."  Dictionary of American Negro Biography.  New York: Norton, 1982.
    • Spirit Run, (Poems).  Detroit: Lotus, 1982.
    • "English as a World Language for Literature."  English Literature: Opening Up the Canon.  Ed. Baker and Leslie Fiedler.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1981.
    • "The 'Limitless' Freedom of Myth: Paul Laurence Dunbar's The Sport of the Gods and the Criticism of Afro-American Literature."  The American Self: Myth, Ideology and Popular Culture.  Ed. Sam Girgus.  Alburqueque: U of New Mexico P, 1981.  124-143.
    • "Generational Shifts and the Recent Criticism of Afro-American Literature."  Black American Literature Forum 15 (1981): 3-21. 
      • Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: a Vernacular Theory.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1984.  63-112.
    • No Matter Where You Travel, You Still Be Black (Poems).  Detroit: Lotus, 1979.
    • "A Note on Style and the Anthropology of Art."  Black History Museum Newsletter 7 (1979). 
      • Black American Literature Forum 14 (1980): 30-31. 
    • "For Sterling Brown."  Sterling Brown: a Umum Tribute.  Ed. James Spady.  Philadelphia: Black History Museum Committee, 1979.  27-28.
    • "The Embattled Craftsman: an Essay on James Baldwin."  Journal of African-Afro-American Affairs 1 (1977): 28-51.
      • James Baldwin.  Ed. Fred Stanley.  1983.
    • "'These are Songs if you have the / Music': an Essay on Imamu Baraka."  Minority Voices 1 (1977): 1-18.
    • "By the Rivers of Babylon: the Diasporic Historian and the Function of History."  Ju-Ju: Research Papers in Atro-American Studies (Spring, 1977): 56-58.
    • "On the Criticism of Black American Literature: One View of the Black Aesthetic."  Reading Black: Essays in the Criticism of African, Caribbean, and Black American Literature.  Ed. Baker.  Africana Studies and Research Center Monograph Series, no. 4.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1976.  48-58. 
      • Philosophy Born of Struggle: Afro-American Philosophy from 1917.  Ed. Leonard Harris.  Dubuque, IA: Kendall / Hunt, 1983; Rev. Ed. 2001.
    • "An Intrinsic Ardor: the Work of Phillis Wheatley."  Deland, Florida: Everett/Edwards Inc., 1976. (cassette).
    • "Is There Anybody There?  Some Black Aesthetic Notes."  Era 32 (1976): 23-36.
    • "The West's Illegitimate Child: a Note on James Baldwin as a Literary and Social Critic."  Maji 2 (1975): 4-7.
    • "The Problem of Being: Some Reflections on Black Autobiography."  Obsidian 1 (1975): 18-30. 
      • Rpt. as "Autobiographical Acts and the Voice of the Southern Slave."  The Journey Back: Issues In Black Literature and Criticism.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.  27-52. 
        • The Slave's Narrative.  Ed. Charles T. Davis and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  Oxford: OUP, 1985.  242-261.
    • "Report on a Celebration: Dunbar's One-Hundredth Year."  Black World 22 (1973): 81-85.
    • "A Forgotten Prototype: the Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man and Invisible Man."  Virginia Quarterly Review 49(1973): 443-449. 
      • Modern Black Writers.  Ed. Michael Popkin.  1977.
    • "Utile, Dulce and the Literature of the Black American."  Black World 21 (1972): 30-35.
    • "The Achievement of Gwendolyn Brooks."  CLA Journal 16 (1972): 23-31.
    • "The Black Man of Culture: W. E. B. DuBois and The Souls of Black Folk."  Long Black Song: Essays in Black American Literature and Culture.  Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 1972. 
      • Critical Essays on W. E. B. DuBois.  Ed. William L. Andrews.  Boston: G. K. Hall, 1985.  129-139.
    • "The Western University: Culturocentricism and the Interdisciplinary Ideal."  Afro-American Studies 3 (1972): 111-114.
    • "Completely Well: One View of Black American Culture."  Key Issues In the Afro-American Experience.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich, 1971.  20-35. 
      • Long Black Song: Essays in Black American Literature and Culture.  Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 1972.  1-17.
    • "The Environment as Enemy in a Black Autobiography: Manchild in the Promised Land."  Phylon 32 (1971): 53-59.
    • "Paul Laurence Dunbar: an Evaluation."  Black World 21 (1971): 30-37.
    • "One Black College."  Liberator 10 (1970): 14-16.
    • "The Poet's Progress: Rossetti's The House of Life."  Victorian Poetry (1970): 1-14.
    • "New Year's Eve at Yale."  Liberator 9 (1969): 6-9.
    • "A Decadent's Nature: the Poetry of Ernest Dawson."  Victorian Poetry 6 (1968): 349-355.
  • Selected Interviews:
    • "Not without my Daughter: an Interview with Julie Dash."  Transition 57 (1992): 150-166.

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