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The Resource New Orleans griot : the Tom Dent reader, by Tom Dent ; edited by Kalamu Ya Salaam ; afterword by Jerry W. Ward, Jr

New Orleans griot : the Tom Dent reader, by Tom Dent ; edited by Kalamu Ya Salaam ; afterword by Jerry W. Ward, Jr

Label
New Orleans griot : the Tom Dent reader
Title
New Orleans griot
Title remainder
the Tom Dent reader
Statement of responsibility
by Tom Dent ; edited by Kalamu Ya Salaam ; afterword by Jerry W. Ward, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A mid-twentieth century African American writer and cultural activist, Tom Dent worked tirelessly to help cultivate the Black Arts Movement, mentoring numerous other artists and writers. Taken from his papers held at the Amistad Research Center in New Orleans, this vital collection brings together Dent's fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, and drama, including many previously unpublished works. With introductions by Kalamu ya Salaam, New Orleans Griot: A Tom Dent Reader showcases the remarkable life and writing of Tom Dent, from his early days in New York to working with the Free Southern Theatre in Mississippi to his astute observations of New Orleans and the black Mardi Gras Indians
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dent, Thomas C
Dewey number
814/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E585
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Salaam, Kalamu ya
  • Ward, Jerry Washington
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dent, Thomas C
  • Authors, American
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Essays
  • Dent, Thomas C
  • Authors, American
  • Essays
  • Literature
  • Louisiana
Label
New Orleans griot : the Tom Dent reader, by Tom Dent ; edited by Kalamu Ya Salaam ; afterword by Jerry W. Ward, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 509-522)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- new york years/umbra days -- free southern theater/BLKARTSOUTH -- new orleans -- griot work -- interviews -- Afterword
Control code
ocn996695011
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
524 pages
Isbn
9781608011490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)996695011
Label
New Orleans griot : the Tom Dent reader, by Tom Dent ; edited by Kalamu Ya Salaam ; afterword by Jerry W. Ward, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 509-522)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- new york years/umbra days -- free southern theater/BLKARTSOUTH -- new orleans -- griot work -- interviews -- Afterword
Control code
ocn996695011
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
524 pages
Isbn
9781608011490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)996695011

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