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Of latitudes unknown : James Baldwin's radical imagination /

"This volume analyzes tributaries of James Baldwin's political and social critique, revalorizing his use of visual forms as well as scrutinizing the connections between his literary journalism and his other works"--

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Other Authors: Craven, Alice Mikal, (Editor), Dow, William (Editor), Nakamura, Yoko, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword. The death of the prophet / Douglas Field
  • Introduction. Baldwin's radical imagination / Alice Mikal Craven and William E. Dow
  • Black bodies on screen, white privilege in Hollywood : James Baldwin on Lang and Preminger / Alice Mikal Craven
  • Picturing Jimmy, picturing self : James Baldwin, Beauford Delaney, and the color of light / James Smalls
  • Lessons in light : Beauford Delaney's and James Baldwin's "Unnameable objects" / Tyler T. Schmidt
  • "To end the racial nightmare, and achieve our country" : James Baldwin and the US civil rights movement / Kathy Roberts Forde
  • The documentary tradition in James Baldwin's Ecriture vérité / Isabelle Meuret
  • Journeys of the "I" in James Baldwin's literary-journalistic essays / William E. Dow
  • French Baldwin (on screen) : "Le criminel artiste" / Claudine Raynaud
  • The terror within : Giovanni's room, L'étranger, and the possibility of an absurd heroism / Timothy McGinnis
  • James Baldwin's black power : No name in the street, Fanon, Camus, and the Black Panthers / James Miller
  • Continuing a legacy : James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the African American witness / Marcus Bruce
  • Baldwin, the "Arab," and the end of the West / Bill V. Mullen
  • Effective/defective James Baldwin / Robert F. Reid-Pharr.