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Honoring Genius The Narrative of Craft, Art, Kindness and Justice

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ISBN-10: 0883783258

ISBN-13: 9780883783252

Edition: N/A

Authors: Haki R. Madhubuti

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For over thirty years, poets Gwendolyn Brooks and Haki R. Madhubuti shared a unique literary and personal relationship. In this latest volume of his work, Madhubuti, a renowned poet in his own right, pays tribute to Brooks’ legacy and memory with this collection of poems that he produced during those years. He also offers two essays and a selection of newer poems to express his gratitude and show his great respect for this literary giant.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Third World Press
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Haki R. Madhubuti, an award-winning poet, educator, essayist, founder and publisher of Third World Press, is the author of thirty-one books. He is the co-founder of the Institute of Positive Education and the co-founder of four schools in Chicago. He is a retired university professor. Madhubuti's latest book of poems is Honoring Genius: Gwendolyn Brooks: The Narrative of Craft, Art, Kindness and Justice.

Honoring Genius & Craft
Gwendolyn Brooks: Beyond the Wordmaker-The Making of an African American Poet
On Her Own Terms
Poetry
Art & Kindness
Gwendolyn Brooks
She Was Kindness
An Afterword: For Gwen Brooks (the search for the new song begins with the old)
Poet: Gwendolyn Brooks at 70
Quality: Gwendolyn Brooks at 73
A Mother Poem (for G.B.)
Gwendolyn Brooks: Distinctive and Proud at 77
Mothers
This Poet: Gwendolyn Brooks at Eighty
Eighty-three is a Wise Number
Gwendolyn Brooks Illinois State Library: The Naming, June 6, 2003
Her first name was Gwen: Last Note and Poem
(Poem)
Gwendolyn Brooks: No Final Words
Justice
Master of Colors and Canvas
In A Time of Devastation and Reflection
Politicians, Preachers and the Reinvented University or The Return of the H.N.I.C. & the Devastation of Liberated Thought
Emergence: Brotherman Becomes a University President
Keeping Papers Alive
Turning Toward Joy
Denied Substantial and Fundamental Creation
Critical Ignorance
Art III, Sonia Sanchez: Drawing Fire
Layla Anaya
An Answer
Cultural Daughter
Art
libraries, librarians: the careful equalizers
Coda
Young Heroes-II "To Don at Salaam"
"Don Lee wants" by Gwendolyn Brooks
"The Good Man" by Gwendolyn Brooks
Photo Gallery
Acknowledgments