Additional Resources for Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

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Robert A. Bone, "The Novels of James Baldwin,"' in Tri-Quarterly, Winter, 1965, pp. 3-20.

Bone suggests that in Go Tell It on the Mountain Baldwin "approaches the very essence of Negro experience" and presents a "psychic drama" of religious conversion.

Ama Bontemps, 100 Years of Negro Freedom, Dodd, Mead & Co, 1961.

At first glance, this book appears to be a primer for grade school children, but the author, Bontemps, was one of the most respected intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance. This book is clear and straightforward, covering history lessons that are not touched by mainstream reading lists.

Jane Campbell, "Retreat into the Self' Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man' and James Baldwin's 'Go Tell it on the Mountain,'" in Mythic Black Fiction' The Transformation of History, University of Tennessee Press, 1986, pp. 87-110.

Compares confessional elements in both novels.

Richard Courage, "James Baldwin's 'Go Tell It on the Mountain': Voices...

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