TITLE

A TRANSLANTIC CIRCUIT: BALDWIN AT MID-CENTURY

AUTHOR(S)
Spillers, Hortense
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Callaloo;Fall2012, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p929
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers insights on the African American writer James Baldwin. It refers to agonism as the predicament of the American Negro for Baldwin and he discusses Baldwin's response to the American dilemma of being an African American. It explains Baldwin's views on the crises of African American culture and the influence of colonialism on African Americans. It also examines the stance of Baldwin on the status of Christianity in colonized communities under Western raid.
ACCESSION #
85164299

 

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