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James Baldwin and the 1980s : witnessing the Reagan era

Author: Joseph Vogel
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2018] .
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James Baldwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Vogel
ISBN: 9780252041747 0252041747 9780252083365 0252083369
OCLC Number: 1051719323
Description: X, 182 str., [10] str. pril. : ilustr. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The price of the beat : Black popular music and the crossover dream --
Freaks in the Reagan era : androgyny and the American ideal of manhood --
The welcome table : intimacy, AIDS, and love --
"To crush the serpent" : the religious right and the moral minority --
Things not seen : covering tragedy, from the terror in Atlanta to Black Lives Matter --
Responsibility: Joseph Vogel.


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"Among the most valuable contributions of Vogel's book is an entire chapter devoted to Baldwin's as yet unpublished play, The Welcome Table. . . . Vogel's adept interpretation of the play . . . is Read more...

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