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xxii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: Baldwin's art / Michele Elam
  • "Closer to something unnameable" : James Baldwin's art of the novel / Jacqueline Goldsby
  • James Baldwin's poetics / Meta Duewa Jones
  • Go tell it on the mountain : the sermonic in the works of James Baldwin / Soyica Diggs Colbert
  • Paying dues and playing the blues : James Baldwin's existential jazz motif / Radiclani Clytus
  • Baldwin's theatre / E. Patrick Johnson
  • Baldwin's humor / Danielle Heard
  • James Baldwin and Yoran Cazac's "Child's story for adults" / Nicholas Boggs
  • Baldwin's collaborations / Brian Norman
  • Baldwin and black leadership / Erica R. Edwards
  • "As though a metaphor were tangible" : James Baldwin and identity / Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman
  • Baldwin and the occasion of love / Christopher Freeburg
  • James Baldwin's FBI files as political biography / Douglas Field
  • Domesticating James Baldwin's global imagination / Magdalena J. Zaborowska
  • Coda: the heart of Baldwin / Quentin Miller.
This Companion offers fresh insight into the art and politics of James Baldwin, one of the most important writers and provocative cultural critics of the twentieth century. Black, gay, and gifted, he was hailed as a 'spokesman for the race', although he personally, and controversially, eschewed titles and classifications of all kinds. Individual essays examine his classic novels and nonfiction as well as his work across lesser-examined domains: poetry, music, theatre, sermon, photo-text, children's literature, public media, comedy, and artistic collaboration. In doing so, The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin captures the power and influence of his work during the civil rights era as well as his relevance in the 'post-race' transnational twenty-first century, when his prescient questioning of the boundaries of race, sex, love, leadership, and country assume new urgency.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107043039 20160618
Green Library
AFRICAAM-159-01, ENGLISH-159-01, FEMGEN-159-01

2. Collected essays [1998]

Book
x, 869 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Notes of a native son
  • Nobody knows my name
  • The fire next time
  • No name in the street
  • The devil finds work.
Green Library
AFRICAAM-159-01, ENGLISH-159-01, FEMGEN-159-01