James Baldwin by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

James Baldwin

Written by Prof. Harold Bloom
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Part of the Modern Critical Views Series

Synopsis

James Baldwin by Prof. Harold Bloom

Having true international appeal, James Baldwin was as well known in Istanbul and Paris as he was in Harlem. His reputation was made on incendiary and eloquent essays written and published to mass acclaim in the late 1950s and early 1960s as well as a trio of early novels dealing with racism, sexuality, violence, and religion. Among his lauded works are Go Tell It on the Mountain , Notes of a Native Son , and the controversial Giovanni's Room. Students will benefit from this updated volume from the Bloom's Modern Critical Views series; it provides an academic yet accessible overview of this boundary-breaking writer that is ideal for research papers.

Reviews

The accounts offer students an opportunity to absorb serious analytical styles. ... excellent critical guide sets edited by Harold Bloom...recommended picks for audiences of young adults studying literature.

This collection of previously published essays, edited by the distinguished literary scholar Harold Bloom, is an excellent addition to the Wells critical canon.

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Format

Hardback
226 pages

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
More books by Prof. Harold Bloom

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th January 2007

ISBN

9780791093658


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