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 (də-lā′nē), Martin Robinson 1812-1885.
American physician and social reformer who founded and edited the North Star (1847-1849) with Frederick Douglass.
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(dəˈleɪ ni)

Martin Robinson, 1812–85, U.S. physician and army officer: leader of black nationalist movement.
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Samuel R. Delany's Phalbs (2004) takes the form of an annotated synopsis of a lost pornographic novel.
B Du Bois, Jewelle Gomez, and Samuel R. Delany. The book also addresses more recent works such as the 2006 film Children of Men, the science fiction TV shows Sense8, and fan-made music videos.
Eliot's The Waste Land, Charles Williams's The Greater Trumps, Samuel R. Delany's Nova, and J.K.
It is also, as Alondra Nelson explains, a pathway to insights about identity, spawned from questions like, "what was and what if." (1) Samuel R. Delany's Triton (1976) articulates two such pathways.
Topics addressed by the 17 contributions include the history of torture in American state policy, lessons to be drawn from Nazi crimes against humanity, responses in the visual arts to torture, torture and hegemonic masculinity in cinematic approaches to the Middle East, the role of music in torture, 18th century anarchist philosopher and novelist William Godwin's literary confrontation with torture, and Samuel R. Delany's transgressive novel Hogg (written in 1969 but first published in 1995) as a lens through which to consider the humanist response to torture.
From the publication of his first novel at the age of nineteen, The Jewels of Aptor (1962), Samuel R. Delany has been one of the most admired and simultaneously marginalized writers in American literature.
Ballard, say, or the epic sweep of Samuel R. Delany and Ursula K.
The same year as Gibson's publication of Neuromancer (1984), the book that put cyberpunk on the map, another novel appeared, similarly obsessed with the coming culture of information, Samuel R. Delany's Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand (1984).
WITH PHALLOS, Samuel R. Delany returns to themes familiar to readers of his work: sexuality, identity, language, and social power.
Past speakers, performers and workshop presenters have included Keith Boykin, Cheryl Clarke, Samuel R. Delany, Thomas Glave and Michelle Parkerson.
45 Times Square Red, Times Square Blue by Samuel R. Delany, New York University Press
Samuel R. Delany's Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand," which concentrates on the exuberant sadomasochism of the novel.