James Baldwin Review: Volume 2 (Paperback)

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by Justin Joyce, Dwight McBride, and Douglas Field


The James Baldwin Review (JBR) is an annual journal that brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative work on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. In addition to these cutting-edge contributions, each issue contains a review of recent Baldwin scholarship and an award-winning graduate student essay. The James Baldwin Review publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin; catalyze explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin's writing and political activism; and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.
It is the aim of the James Baldwin Review to provide a vibrant and multidisciplinary forum for the international community of Baldwin scholars, students, and enthusiasts.
Introduction: Lorem Ipsum Paris - Justin A. Joyce, Douglas Field, and Dwight A. McBride
1. I've Got a Testimony: James Baldwin and the Broken Silences of Black Queer Men - McKinley E. Melton
2. "To Crush the Serpent": James Baldwin, the Religious Right, and the Moral Minority - Joseph Vogel
3. Possessing History and American Innocence: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley, Jr., and the 1965 Cambridge Debate - Daniel Robert McClure
4. The Struggle of Integration: James Baldwin and Melanie Klein in the Context of Black Lives Matter - David W. McIvor
5. Watching Time: James Baldwin and Malcolm X - Mikko Tuhkanen
Graduate Student Essay Award
6. The Uses of Race and Religion: James Baldwin's Pragmatist Politics in The Fire Next Time - Courtney Ferriter
7. James Baldwin: Biographical Dispatches on a Freedom Writer - Phillip Luke Sinitiere
8. Relatively Conscious: The Enduring Rage of Baldwin and the Education of a White Southern Baptist Queer -Jon-Marc McDonald
Multi-Media Feature
9. Jimmy's Songs: Listening over James Baldwin's Shoulder - Ed Pavlic
Bibliographic Essay
10. Trends in James Baldwin Criticism 2001-10 - Lynn Orilla Scott
Conference Review
11. The Public James Baldwin - Herb Boyd

About the Author

Douglas Field is Senior Lecturer in Twentieth Century American Literature at the University of Manchester.

Justin A. Joyce is Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Dwight A. McBride is Professor of African American Studies, English and Performance Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Product Details

Category: Academic, Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism

Language: English

Format/Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

ISBN-10: 1526121980 

ISBN-13: 978-1526121981

Publisher: Manchester University Press

Date Published: December 23, 2016

Pages: 204

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