Cleaver/Baldwin Revisited

Mills, Nathaniel
June 2012
Studies in American Naturalism;Summer2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p50
Academic Journal
The article discusses about the role of James Baldwin and Eldridge Cleaver in growing the African American literature movement. Baldwin was known for his works including "Everybody's Protest Novel," "Many Thousands Gone," where he addressed the African American life being depicted by violence, individual seclusion, and cultural impoverishment. Cleaver was known for his essay "Soul on Ice," where he criticized the literary style of Baldwin and its connection to his sexuality.


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