Continents of desire: James Baldwin and the pleasures of homosexual exile

Nelson, Emmanuel S.
September 1996
James White Review;Fall96, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p8
Discusses the personal and artistic growth of author James Baldwin in the context of gay literary exile. Connection between Baldwin's expatriation to his sexuality; Extraterritorial perspective revealed by Baldwin's assessment of American sexual mores; Disruption of American cultural fictions of masculinity.


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