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James Baldwin a collection of critical essays. by Keneth Kinnamon

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Baldwin, James, 1924- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Racism in literature

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Edition Notes

SeriesTwentieth century views
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A45 Z76
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 169 p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5045927M
ISBN 100130555665
LC Control Number74006175

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Writer and playwright James Baldwin published the novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, receiving acclaim for his insights on race, spirituality and humanity.  Other novels included Giovanni's Born: Aug 02, In , a young James Baldwin published Go Tell It on the Mountain, winning acclaim as a literary star and one of the leading voices of the African-American experience. Although Baldwin would spend the bulk of his adult life in France, his writing always addressed the complexities at the heart of America, viewed through the lens of the consummate outsider. James Baldwin wrote a memoir featuring his recollections of the Civil rights Movement and its leaders. Titled ‘Remember this House’, James never finished the manuscript, though it was used in the creation of ‘I am Not Your Negro’, a documentary film released by Raoul Peck in Aug 02,  · The book was released in and consists of two essays. In “My Dungeon Shook,” Baldwin writes to his teenage nephew about race in America, historically and in the present Jessica Tholmer.

Nov 29,  · In numerous essays, novels, plays and public speeches, the eloquent voice of James Baldwin spoke of the pain and struggle of black Americans and . James Baldwin wrote eloquently, thoughtfully, and passionately on the subject of race in America in novels, essays, and plays. He is perhaps best known for his books of essays, in particular Notes of a Native Son (), Nobody Knows My Name (), and The Fire Next Time (). James Baldwin He spent much of his career abroad, which allowed him to gather perspective on the racial, sexual, and social tensions inherent in American society. He is best known for his novel Go Tell it On a Mountain, and his book of essays Notes of a Native Son. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. James Baldwin: Collected Essays: Notes of a Native Son / Nobody Knows My Name / The Fire Next Time / No Name in the Street / The Devil Finds Work / Other Essays (Library of America).

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