9780746312070

James Baldwin

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  • ISBN13:

    9780746312070

  • ISBN10:

    0746312075

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-02-21
  • Publisher: David Brown Book Co
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Summary

A clear overview and analysis of James Baldwin's life and work, focusing on his most frequently taught works (such as Go Tell it on the Mountain and Another Country), but also exploring less well-known themes and texts.

Author Biography

Douglas Field is Senior Lecturer in English at Staffordshire University where he teaches English and American Literature. He has written extensively on African-American literature and culture generally, and on Baldwin specifically. His publications include (as editor) A Historical Guide to James Baldwin (2009) and American Cold War Culture (2005).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Biographical Outlinep. xi
Abbreviationsp. xvii
Introduction: Situating James Baldwinp. 1
Transnational Baldwinp. 12
The Writer and the Civil Rights Movementp. 28
Racial and Sexual Differencep. 44
Baldwin and Musicp. 57
Baldwin and Religionp. 73
Conclusionp. 86
Notesp. 91
Bibliographyp. 99
Indexp. 107
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