James Baldwin Review: Volume 8 (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: Brothers or Fools - Justin A. Joyce
Feature Essay
1. Nonviolence, Black Power, and "the citizens of Pompeii": James Baldwin's 1968 - Ed Pavlic
2. "A Kind of Joy": Laughing and Grinning through Sonny's Blues - James Nikopoulos
3. "Forging a New Language": A New Spatiotemporal Logic in James Baldwin's The Evidence of Things Not Seen - Özge Özbek Akiman
4. Tortuous Time: Undoing the Past in Jean Améry and James Baldwin - Joseph Weiss
5. Baldwin and the Role of the Citizen Artist - Monika Gehlawat
Graduate Student Essay Award
6. Reaching Toward the Reader: James Baldwin's Voice in "Notes of a Native Son" - Beth Tillman
7. "This Music Begins on the Auction Block": Learning in the Twenty-First Century from James Baldwin on Music - Josh Friedberg
8. Making Experiences Our Own: A Review of The Amen Corner, 2021 - Ijeoma N. Njaka
9. Baldwin Boxed In at Virginia State Symposium: A Review - Herb Boyd
10. Celia, James, and Me - Michael A.L. Broyles
Bibliographic Essay
11. The Evidence of Things Translated: Circulating Baldwin in Contemporary Europe - Remo Verdickt
12. They Came to See if I'm for Real: James Baldwin Interviewed by Hakim Jamal for LA Free Press (1968) - Ed Pavlic

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: 1526170051

ISBN-13: 978-1526170057

Publisher: Manchester University Press

Date Published: September 27, 2022

Pages: 248

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