July 2021

VOlUME 04 ISSUE 07 JULY 2021
Amiri Baraka's "In Memory of Radio": Marxist Dialectics
1Aseel Hatif Jassam, 2 Hadeel Hatif Jassam
1College of Basic Education, University of Mustansiriyah
2College of Education for Humanities, University of Diyala
DOI : https://doi.org/10.47191/ijsshr/v4-i7-05

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The paper discusses the dialectics of Baraka's Marxism in relation to "In Memory of Radio," one of his best poems written during his Beat period and published in 1962. Though much of his poetry written during this period is judged by critics as having nothing to do with Marxism and thus no attempt is to be made to discuss his poetic production in the light of this literary theory, other literary critics prove that the seeds of establishing himself as a Marxist poet can find its roots in his Beat poetry prior to his transition to other two phases, namely the phase of Black nationalism and the phase of Marxist-Leninism.


Althusser, Beat, dialectics, Evil, Ideology, 'In Memory of Radio', Marxist,


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