Miller, R. Baxter

R. Baxter Miller earned his Ph.D from Brown University. He is Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Georgia.

A LITERARY CRITICISM OF FIVE GENERATIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITING: The Artistry of Memory
2008 0-7734-4966-3
Examines the works of African American writers and intellectuals which defined the community through historical, economic, and social changes in the United States.

Price: $219.95


Doc Rivers' Cry of Freedom: I Should Just Be A Coach (Hard Cover)
2021 1-4955-0841-2
Doc Rivers transforms lyric release into public reckoning. In the personal grief of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he perceives a recurring American tragedy. Still fresh in memory are the deaths of Ahmaud Armery in Glynn County Georgia and of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. In his lyric cry, thirdly, Rivers voices the public grief about de facto, public executions of Daniel Prude in Rochester, New York and of George Floyd in Minneapolis. More than a strict need for law and order, such homicides represent Trump’s existential threat to African Americans.

Price: $59.95


Doc Rivers' Cry of Freedom: I Should Just Be A Coach (Soft Cover)
2020 1-4955-0842-0
Doc Rivers transforms lyric release into public reckoning. In the personal grief of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he perceives a recurring American tragedy. Still fresh in memory are the deaths of Ahmaud Armery in Glynn County Georgia and of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. In his lyric cry, thirdly, Rivers voices the public grief about de facto, public executions of Daniel Prude in Rochester, New York and of George Floyd in Minneapolis. More than a strict need for law and order, such homicides represent Trump’s existential threat to African Americans.

Price: $19.95


Great African American Anthems: "Lift Every Voice and Sing," "We Shall Overcome," and "Glory"
2021 1-4955-0861-7
Dr. Miller discusses the history of the three great African American spirituals and their continuing influence.

Price: $59.95


The Rise of African American Poetics from Langston Hughes to Gwendolyn Brooks: The Arc of Modernism
2021 1-4955-0853-6
Professor Miller traces the development of African American poetics from the jazz modernist Langston Hughes to his later contemporary Gwendolyn Brooks. Along the way, the critic accounts for social and historical developments within each new generation of African American verse from the Harlem Renaissance to the new millennium.

Price: $199.95