James Baldwin (writer) Summary
James Baldwin

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  • 9 Biographies
  • 2 Student Essays
  • 42 Literature Criticisms
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James Baldwin Biographies (9)

879 words, approx. 3 pages
The author James Arthur Baldwin (1924-1987) achieved international recognition for his bold expressions of African American life in the United States.James Baldwin was born in Harlem, New York City, o... Read more
5,409 words, approx. 19 pages
As novelist, essayist, dramatist and social critic, James Baldwin's books and numerous other pieces attest not only to a sustained prolificacy but also to a consistent perspicacity. Alternately praise... Read more
1,750 words, approx. 6 pages
James Baldwin's eminence as a man of letters is now well established; indeed, his books, essays, and other pieces attest to the truth of Benjamin DeMott's statement that "this author retains a place i... Read more
9,667 words, approx. 33 pages
James Baldwin emerged in the 1960s as one of America's most gifted writers and one of black America's most articulate spokesmen. Although he is primarily a novelist, Baldwin has also published essays,... Read more
3,966 words, approx. 14 pages
In the preface to his 1968 publication of The Amen Corner (produced 1955), James Baldwin comments, in typically forthright fashion, that at the time of writing the play--in the early beginnings of his... Read more
9,403 words, approx. 32 pages
When he died on 1 December 1987, James Baldwin was remembered as a prophet who addressed the causes and results of racial conflict. He spent his entire literary career writing essays, speeches, storie... Read more
12,803 words, approx. 43 pages
Biography EssayJames Baldwin's eminence as a man of letters is now well established; indeed, his books, essays, and numerous other pieces attest to the truth of Benjamin DeMott's statement that "this ... Read more
6,264 words, approx. 21 pages
A self-proclaimed disturber of the peace and subversive outsider whose modest goal was to change the world, James Baldwin is considered one of the most important American writers since World War II. A... Read more
6,758 words, approx. 23 pages
James Baldwin was a novelist, playwright and essayist, but to many Americans he was known as a spokesman for blacks who grew up during the civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Baldwin rejecte... Read more
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