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Title James Baldwin : challenging authors / edited by A. Scott Henderson and P.L. Thomas.

Publication Info. Rotterdam : SensePublishers, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages).
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Series Critical Literacy Teaching Series, Challenging Authors and Genre ; volume 5
Critical literacy teaching series, challenging authors and genre ; v. 5.
Summary "The recognition and study of African American (AA) artists and public intellectuals often include Martin Luther King, Jr., and occasionally Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Malcolm X. The literary canon also adds Ralph Ellison, Richard White, Langston Hughes, and others such as female writers Zora Neale Hurston, Maya Angelou, and Alice Walker. Yet, the acknowledgement of AA artists and public intellectuals tends to skew the voices and works of those included toward normalized portrayals that fit wellwithin foundational aspects of the American myths refl ected in and perpetuated by traditional schooling. Further, while many AA artists and public intellectuals are distorted by mainstream media, public and political characterizations, and the curriculum, several powerful AA voices are simply omitted, ignored, including James Baldwin. This edited volume gathers a collection of essays from a wide range of perspectives that confront Baldwin's impressive and challenging canon as well as his role as a public intellectual. Contributors also explore Baldwin as a confrontational voice during his life and as an enduring call for justice."
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 19, 2014).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Contents 1. Conversion Calls for Confrontation: Facing the Old to Become New in the Work of James Baldwin / McKinley E. Melton -- 2. Why Theater, Mr. Baldwin?: The Amen Corner and Blues for Mister Charlie / Susan Watson Turner -- 3. Baldwin in South Africa / Hugo M. Canham -- 4. From James' Portrait to Baldwin's Room: Dismantling the Frames of American Manhood / Dwan Henderson Simmons -- 5. Another Country: James Baldwin at "Home" (and) Abroad / Sion Dayson -- 6. Feeling in Radical Consciousness: James Baldwin's Anger as a Critique of Capitalism / Jeffrey Santa Ana -- 7. James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time and the Jeremiad Tradition / James Tackach -- 8. James Baldwin: Artist as Activist and the Baldwin/Kennedy Secret Summit of 1963 / Charles Reese -- 9. Uplift Versus Upheaval: The Pedagogical Visions of Ralph Ellison and James Baldwin / A. Scott Henderson -- 10. The Agitating Power of Nonviolent Cool in "Going to Meet the Man" / Beazley Kanost.
11. James Baldwin vs. William Buckley, Jr. for the Soul of America: The 1965 Cambridge Union Debate / Seneca Vaught -- 12. James Baldwin's Gospel of Postcategorical Love: Transgressing and Transcending Boundaries / Pekka Kilpelainen -- 13."Fame Is the Spur and -- Ouch!": James Baldwin's Meditations on Fame in Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone / Jacqueline Jones Compaore -- 14."Digging through the Ruins": Just Above My Head and the Memory of James Arthur Baldwin / Ernest L. Gibson, III.
Subject Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. (OCoLC)fst00038941
African Americans in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
African Americans in literature. (OCoLC)fst00799727
Indexed Term onderwijs
Education (General)
Onderwijs (algemeen)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Henderson, A. Scott, editor.
Thomas, P. L. (Paul Lee), 1961- editor.
Other Form: Print version: James Baldwin : challenging authors. Rotterdam, Netherlands : Sense Publishers, ©2014 vii, 223 pages Critical literacy teaching series, challenging authors and genre ; Volume 5 9789462096172
ISBN 9789462096196 (electronic book)
9462096198 (electronic book)
Standard No. 10.1007/978-94-6209-619-6 doi
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