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Stealing the fire : the art and protest of James Baldwin

Author: Horace A Porter
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This analysis of Baldwin's pre-1963 works examines the pressures that transform a successful Black from a private person into a racial activist.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James Baldwin; James Baldwin; James Baldwin; James Baldwin; James Baldwin; James Baldwin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Horace A Porter
ISBN: 081955197X 9780819551979
OCLC Number: 18521178
Description: xviii, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An Encounter at New Haven --
From Harlem to Paris: James Baldwin's Complex Fate --
"A Rage in the Blood": The Significance of "Notes of a Native Son" --
"This Web of Lust and Fury": Harriet Beecher Stowe, James Badlwin's Nineteenth Century White Mother --
"My Ally, My Witness, and Alas! My Father": James Baldwin's Response to Richard Wright --
The "Bitter Nourishment" of Art: The Three Faces on James Baldwin's Mountain --
"Out of Disorder, The Order Which is Art": James Baldwin and the "Mighty" Henry James --
The Divided Soul of James Baldwin --
Notes on an American Scence --
James Baldwin: A Selected Biography.
Responsibility: Horace A. Porter.

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