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Conversations with James Baldwin

Author: James Baldwin; Fred L Standley; Louis H Pratt; University Press of Mississippi,
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [1989] ©1989
Series: Literary conversations series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book "collects interview and conversations which contribute substantially to an understanding and clarification of James Baldwin's personality and perspective, his interests and achievements. The collection also represents a kind of companion piece to the earlier dialogues, A Rap on Race with Margaret Mead and A Dialogue with Nikki Giovanni"--Introduction

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Conversations with James Baldwin.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1989
Named Person: James Baldwin; James Baldwin; James Baldwin; James Baldwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Baldwin; Fred L Standley; Louis H Pratt; University Press of Mississippi,
ISBN: 0878053883 9780878053889 0878053891 9780878053896
OCLC Number: 18988393
Description: xiii, 297 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An Interview with James Baldwin / Studs Terkel --
The image: three views--Ben Shahan, Darius Milhaud and James Baldwin debate the real meaning of a fashionable term / Malcolm Preston --
'Its terrifying, ' James Baldwin: The price of fame / Nat Hentoff --
A conversation with James Baldwin / Kenneth B. Clark --
Race, hate, sex, and colour: A conversation with James Baldwin and Colin MacInnes / James Mossman --
James Baldwin breaks his silence / Cep Dergisi --
Disturber of the peace: James Baldwin--An interview / Eve Auchincloss ; Nancy Lynch --
Conversation: Ida Lewis and James Baldwin / Ida Lewis --
Are we on the edge of civil war? / David Frost --
James Baldwin interviewed / John Hall --
It's hard to be James Baldwin / Herbert R. Lottman --
A television conversation: James Baldwin, Peregrine Worsthorne, Bryan Magee / Encounter --
Exclusive interview with James Baldwin / Joe Walker --
The Black scholar interviews James Baldwin / The Black Scholar --
James Baldwin comes home / Jewell Handy Gresham --
The artist has always been a disturber of the peace / Yvonne Neverson --
James Baldwin: no gain for race relations / Hollie I. West --
James Baldwin: looking towards the eighties / Kalamu ya Salaam --
James Baldwin finds new south is a myth / Leonard Ray Teel --
James Baldwin, an interview / Wolfgang Binder --
In dialogue to define aesthetics: James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe / Dorothy Randall-Tsuruta --
James Baldwin--Relections of a maverick / Julius Lester --
The art of fiction LXXVIII: James Baldwin / Jordan Elgrably ; Geoerge Plipton --
Blues for Mr. Baldwin / Angela Cobbina --
An interview with Josephine Baker and James Baldwin / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
An interview with James Baldwin / David C. Estes --
Last testament: an interview with James Baldwin / Quincy Troupe --
James Baldwin, 1924-1987: A tribute--The last interview / Quincy Troupe.
Series Title: Literary conversations series.
Responsibility: edited by Fred L. Standley and Louis H. Pratt.


This collection of interviews with James Baldwin covers the period 1961 to 1987, from the year of the publication of Nobody Knows My Names, his fourth book, to just a few weeks before his death. It  Read more...


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