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Re-Viewing James Baldwin

Things Not Seen

by David Adams Leeming

  • 210 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • Baldwin, James, 1924-1987,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • USA,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • American - African American,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • Baldwin, James,
  • African Americans in literatur,
  • 1924-,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Baldwin, James,,
  • Gay men in literature,
  • Race in literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsD. Quentin Miller (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8668921M
    ISBN 101566397367
    ISBN 109781566397360

      The rerelease of “Little Man, Little Man” coincides with a broader revival of Baldwin’s later works. Barry Jenkins’s upcoming adaptation of Baldwin’s book, “If Beale Street Could. Talking at the Gates: A Life of James Baldwin by James Campbell A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

    Talk about synchronicity. When I decided that I was going to re-read James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time for the Library’s Building Bridges Book Club, I already happened to be reading Henry Louis Gates’ Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man, a collection of profiles of prominent African-American men.. The first profile in Gates’ book is of James Baldwin, whose writing Gates fell in. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since Current Issue Special Issues All Issues Manage Subscription Subscribe. Writers' Center. Resources & Education. Writing Editing Publishing Books by James Baldwin.

    Perhaps only a young black writer as prickly as the early Baldwin himself should review this, though at first it seems unreviewable by a black of any age, since Baldwin begins by rejecting blackness or negritude itself as a self-defeating, even strangling self-categorization. His strategy from the start has been to paint himself ever more tightly into a comer defined by everything he rejects. Originally published in , 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.


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