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Critical Insights: James Baldwin
Editor: Morris Dickstein, City University of New York

ISBN: 978-1-58765-701-6
Print List Price: $85

e-ISBN: 978-1-58765-702-3
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October 2010 · 1 volume · 472 pages · 6"x9"

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Critical Insights: James Baldwin
Table of Contents

About This Volume
       Morris Dickstein

Career, Life, and Influence
On James Baldwin
       Morris Dickstein
Biography of James Baldwin
       Barry Mann
The Paris Review Perspective
       Richard Beck for The Paris Review

Critical Contexts
James Baldwin in His Time
       Douglas Field
Exiled in Paris: The Beginnings
       James Campbell
"This Web of Lust and Fury": Harriet Beecher Stowe, James Baldwin's Nineteenth-Century White Mother
       Horace A. Porter
Faith in Verse and Fiction: James Baldwin's, Phillis Wheatley's, Octavia E. Butler's, and Tananarive Due's Creation of a Peaceful Space
       Mildred R. Mickle
James Baldwin's Critical Reception
       D. Quentin Miller

Critical Readings
Looking for Jimmy Baldwin: Sex, Privacy, and Black Nationalist Fervor
       Douglas Field
The Tale of Two Cities in James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain
       Charles Scruggs
The Treacherous Body: Isolation, Confession, and Community in James Baldwin
       Peter Kerry Powers
Subversive Anti-Stalinism: Race and Sexuality in the Early Essays of James Baldwin
       Geraldine Murphy
"Sonny's Blues": James Baldwin's Image of Black Community
       John M. Reilly
The Queering of Memory: Nostalgia and Desire in Baldwin's "Going to Meet the Man"
       Tiffany Gilbert
On James Baldwin's Another Country
       Lionel Trilling
James Baldwin and the "Man"
       F. W. Dupee
The Committed Writer: James Baldwin as Dramatist
       C. W. E. Bigsby
If the Street Could Talk: James Baldwin's Search for Love and Understanding
       Yoshinobu Hakutani
Bearing the Burden of the Blues: If Beale Street Could Talk
       Trudier Harris
The Fire Last Time
       Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The Magic of James Baldwin
       Darryl Pinckney
James Baldwin: The Risks of Love
       Darryl Pinckney

Chronology of James Baldwin's Life
Works by James Baldwin
About the Editor
About The Paris Review

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