TITLE

JAMES BALDWIN

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, D. Quentin
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Out-Standing Lives;1997, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This chapter pays tribute to the late African American writer James Baldwin. The author of some two dozen books, Baldwin employed a wide range of voices and genres to tell his personal history and the story of his nation over the course of his prolific career. His six novels, seven collections of essays, and scattered short stories, plays and poetry all attest to the value of a struggle. For his country, this struggle was the challenge to live up to its promise of liberty for all of its citizens. For Baldwin, it was the challenge to forge an identity as gay within this conflicted nation.
ACCESSION #
11664642

 

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