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James Baldwin
James Baldwin

Contributor(s): Anna Pochmara (Editor)
Subject(s): Studies of Literature, Philology, Theory of Literature, American Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: James Baldwin; African American literature; Bildungsroman; United States history
Summary/Abstract: The book is devoted to the works of James Baldwin, one of the most compelling writers of the twentieth century. The authors examine his most important contributions – including novels, essays, short stories, poetry, and media appearances – in the wider context of American history. They demonstrate the lasting importance of his oeuvre, which was central to the Civil Rights Movement and continues to be relevant at the dawn of the twenty-first century and the Black Lives Matter era.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5131-7
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5123-2
  • Page Count: 342
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: Polish