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Gerard Barrax

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19890512

Barrax worked in a steel mill, drove a cab, and carried mail before becoming a poet, a professor, and editor of a black literary magazine. In this program, he reads from THE DEATH OF ANIMALS AND LESSER GODS and talks about trends in black writing.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1988 | Genre: Poetry |

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