Another Country (novel) Summary
James Baldwin

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  • 6 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (6)

380 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Paul Goodman [In "Another Country," James Baldwin] studies the homosexuals and Negroes, often in parallel scenes. His plotting urges toward the breakdown of the barrier... Read more
311 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Saul Maloff [In] Another Country, there are no effective controls—of form, of language, of moral content, of theme…. [Metaphorically, the "country" of the... Read more
418 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Edgar Z. Friedenberg [When] I finished [Another Country], I felt as if I had become one of the minor characters in it, though less real and utterly outclassed sexually. Even this is ... Read more
458 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by C. B. Cox and A. R. Jones Baldwin attempts to deal honestly with a number of sexual relationships most of which were taboo to previous writers. In Another Country it is suggested tha... Read more
293 words, approx. 1 pages
Critical Essay by Mike Thel Well [Although Another Country] has its faults, and the most distracting of these have to do with an uncharacteristic note of sentimentality and too much of a self-consciou... Read more
4,230 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Rowden analyzes racial and sexual identity in Baldwin's Another Country, focusing on the character of Rufus, his relationships, and his place in the community. Of the ma... Read more