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Product Description: Adored by many, appalling to some, baffling still to others, few authors defy any single critical narrative to the confounding extent that James Baldwin manages. Was he a black or queer writer? Was he a religious or secular writer? Was he a spokesman for the civil rights movement or a champion of the individual? His critics, as disparate as his readership, endlessly wrestle with paradoxes, not just in his work but also in the life of a man who described himself as "all those strangers called Jimmy Baldwin" and who declared that "all theories are suspect...read more

Hardcover:

9780199384150 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Adored by many, appalling to some, baffling still to others, few authors defy any single critical narrative to the confounding extent that James Baldwin manages.

Paperback:

9780440202608, titled "Diamond Fire" | Dell Pub Co, March 1, 1989, cover price $3.95 | also contains Diamond Fire

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Product Description: A clear overview and analysis of James Baldwin's life and work. This study provides an engaging overview and clear analysis of the fiction, non-fiction and drama of African- American writer James Baldwin (1924-1987). Whilst giving close attention to Baldwin's popular works such as Go Tell it on the Mountain and Another Country, it also explores other important but less well known themes and texts, including the use of the blues, masculinity, race, and sexuality...read more

Hardcover:

9780746312025 | Northcote House Pub Ltd, February 20, 2012, cover price $80.00

Paperback:

9780746312070 | Northcote House Pub Ltd, February 21, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A clear overview and analysis of James Baldwin's life and work.

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Product Description: With contributions from major scholars of African American literature, history, and cultural studies, A Historical Guide to James Baldwin focuses on the four tumultous decades that defined the great author's life and art. Providing a comprehensive examination of Baldwin's varied body of work that includes short stories, novels, and polemical essays, this collection reflects the major events that left an indelible imprint on the iconic writer: civil rights, black nationalism and the struggle for gay rights in the pre- and post-Stonewall eras...read more
By Douglas Field (editor)

Hardcover:

9780195366532 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 24, 2009, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: With contributions from major scholars of African American literature, history, and cultural studies, A Historical Guide to James Baldwin focuses on the four tumultous decades that defined the great author's life and art.

Paperback:

9780195366549 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 24, 2009, cover price $31.95

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Product Description: Although it is fifty years since the height of the Cold War many of the characteristics that shaped that era are back. Surveillance, paranoia, and nuclear threats are very much a part of our post-9/11 world, and cultural critics and politicians are drawing parallels between the threat of communism in the 1950s and 1960s and the present-day "axis of evil...read more
By Douglas Field (editor)

Hardcover:

9780748619221 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, March 15, 2006, cover price $75.00

Paperback:

9780748619238 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 15, 2006, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Although it is fifty years since the height of the Cold War many of the characteristics that shaped that era are back.

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