James Baldwin

Baldwin in 1969 James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist and social critic. His essays, as collected in ''Notes of a Native Son'' (1955), explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America. Some of Baldwin's essays are book-length, including ''The Fire Next Time'' (1963), ''No Name in the Street'' (1972), and ''The Devil Finds Work'' (1976). An unfinished manuscript, ''Remember This House'', was expanded and adapted for cinema as the Academy Award–nominated documentary film ''I Am Not Your Negro''.

Baldwin's novels and plays fictionalize fundamental personal questions and dilemmas amid complex social and psychological pressures thwarting the equitable integration of not only African Americans, but also gay and bisexual men, while depicting some internalized obstacles to such individuals' quests for acceptance. Such dynamics are prominent in Baldwin's second novel, ''Giovanni's Room'', written in 1956, well before the gay liberation movement. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1993
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1963
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1963
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1985
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1964
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1985
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1998
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1968
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1961
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1974
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 2001
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1998
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1998
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1953
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-
Published 1979
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Published 2013
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Published 1970
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