June Jordan's Poetry for the People: A Revolutionary Blueprint

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Lauren Muller, June Jordan, Blueprint Collective Staff, Poetry for the People (Organization), Shanti Bright, The Blueprint Collective
Routledge, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 232 pages
Her vision and politics have set her at the forefront of contemporary poetry and her work has a far-reaching impact on all poets and readers of poetry today. A dedicated and inspired teacher, her innovative and highly successful poetry program, Poetry for the People, has recently emerged as a national phenomenon.

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Good foundation reading for teachers looking to include more personally relevant writing in their classrooms. Also includes some interesting discussion of whether there is any validity in the English ... Read full review

June Jordan's Poetry for the People: a revolutionary blueprint

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This lively "blueprint" (guidebook) represents collaborative efforts of the Poetry for the People--60 or more multicultural students under the leadership of June Jordan at the University of California ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

June Jordan is Professor of African American Studies at the University of California at Berkeley. Her many books include Haruko/Love Poems, Technical Difficulties, and I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw The Sky. Lauren Muller is a graduate student in the English Department at the University of California at Berkeley. She has taught with June Jordan for four years.

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