James Baldwin Review: Volume 4 (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: "Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition": At Home in the Life and Work of James Baldwin - Douglas Field
1. "So Sensual, So Languid, and So Private": James Baldwin's American South - Jeff Fallis
2. Kairotic Time, Recognition, and Freedom in James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain - Robert Z. Birdwell
3. Sonic Living: Space and the Speculative in James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues" - Maleda Belilgne
4. Black Meets Black: Encounters in America - Dagmawi Woubshet
5. "You have to get to where you are before you can see where you've been": Searching for Black Queer Domesticity at Chez Baldwin - Magdalena J. Zaborowska
Graduate Student Essay Award
6. My Dear White Sister: Self-examining White Privilege and the Myth of America - Keely Shinners
7. There is No Texting at James Baldwin's Table - Lindsey R. Swindall
8. Losing Real Life: James Baldwin and the Ethics of Trauma - Mikko Tuhkanen
Multi-Media Feature
9. Trends in Baldwin Criticism, 2013-2015 - Ernest Gibson
Bibliographic Essay
10. "I Live a Hope Despite My Knowing Better": James Baldwin in Conversation with Fritz J. Raddatz (1978) - Gianna Zocco

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: 1526131765 

ISBN-13: 978-1526131768

Publisher: Manchester University Press

Date Published: October 02, 2018

Pages: 160

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