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Conversations with James Baldwin

Conversations with James Baldwin
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 18 January 1989
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Selected interviews with the American writer shares his observations on his life and career, politics, Civil Rights, and the role of the artist

Notes of a Native Son

Notes of a Native Son
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 18 January 1984
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Originally published in 1955, James Baldwin's first nonfiction book has become a classic. These searing essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and Americans abroad remain as powerful today as when they were written. "He named for me the things you feel but couldn't utter. . . . Jimmy's essays articulated for the first time to white America what it meant to be American and a black American at the same time." -Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 17 September 2013
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An official Oprah Winfrey’s “The Books That Help Me Through” selection A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation, gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement—and still lights the way to understanding race in America today. "Basically the finest essay I’ve ever read. . . . Baldwin refused to hold anyone’s hand. He was both direct and beautiful all at once. He did not seem to write to convince you.

The Cross of Redemption

The Cross of Redemption
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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A treasury of essays, articles and reviews by the late author of Giovanni's Room includes pieces that explore such topics as religious fundamentalism, Russian literature and the possibility of an African-American president.

The Book-lover

The Book-lover
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 January 1895
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James Baldwin

James Baldwin
  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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A collection of essays presenting critiques and analysis of the major works of the African American author.

Collected Essays

Collected Essays
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Library of America James Baldwin Edition
  • Release : 18 January 1998
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A comprehensive compilation of Baldwin's previously published, nonfiction writings encompasses essays on America's racial divide, the social and political turbulence of his time, and his insights into the poetry of Langston Hughes and the music of Earl Hines.

Re-viewing James Baldwin

Re-viewing James Baldwin
  • Author : Daniel Quentin Miller
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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This new collection of essays presents a critical reappraisal of James Baldwin's work, looking beyond the commercial and critical success of some of Baldwin's early writings such as Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son. Focusing on Baldwin's critically undervalued early works and the virtually neglected later ones, the contributors illuminate little-known aspects of this daring author's work and highlight his accomplishments as an experimental writer. Attentive to his innovations in style and form, Things

James Baldwin's God

James Baldwin's God
  • Author : Clarence E. Hardy
  • Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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"James Baldwin's relationship with black Christianity, and especially his rejection of it, exposes the anatomy of a religious heritage that has not been wrestled with sufficiently in black theological and religious studies. In James Baldwin's God: Sex, Hope, and Crisis in Black Holiness Culture, Clarence Hardy demonstrates that Baldwin is important not only for the ways he is connected to black religious culture, but also for the ways he chooses to disconnect himself from it. Despite Baldwin's view that black

James Baldwin

James Baldwin
  • Author : Lisa Rosset
  • Publisher : Holloway House Publishing
  • Release : 18 January 1990
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After writing several controversial articles about racism in America, Baldwin moved to Europe and started a career in novel writing. His impassioned style of writing conveyed an urgent need for change in the black ghetto life and he came to be looked upon as the leading spokesman on racial affairs.

James Baldwin's Go Tell it on the Mountain

James Baldwin's Go Tell it on the Mountain
  • Author : Carol E. Henderson
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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The publication of James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain ushered in a new age of the urban telling of a tale twice told yet rarely expressed in such vivid portraits. Go Tell It unveils the struggle of man with his God and that of man with himself. Baldwin's intense scrutiny of the spiritual and communal customs that serve as moral centers of the black community directs attention to the striking incongruities of religious fundamentalism and oppression. This book

Go Tell It on the Mountain

Go Tell It on the Mountain
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 17 September 2013
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“Mountain,” Baldwin said, “is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else.” Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy’s discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister

James Baldwin's Later Fiction

James Baldwin's Later Fiction
  • Author : Lynn O. Scott
  • Publisher : MSU Press
  • Release : 28 February 2002
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James Baldwin’s Later Fiction examines the decline of Baldwin’s reputation after the middle 1960s, his tepid reception in mainstream and academic venues, and the ways in which critics have often mis-represented and undervalued his work. Scott develops readings of Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Gone, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Just Above My Head that explore the interconnected themes in Baldwin’s work: the role of the family in sustaining the arts, the price

James Baldwin

James Baldwin
  • Author : A. Scott Henderson,Paul Lee Thomas
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 May 2014
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"The recognition and study of African American (AA) artists and public intellectuals often include Martin Luther King, Jr., and occasionally Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Malcolm X. The literary canon also adds Ralph Ellison, Richard White, Langston Hughes, and others such as female writers Zora Neale Hurston, Maya Angelou, and Alice Walker. Yet, the acknowledgement of AA artists and public intellectuals tends to skew the voices and works of those included toward normalized portrayals that fit wellwithin

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 January 1986
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