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Moving on

Henry Plotkin

in Necessary Knowledge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198568285
eISBN:
9780191584961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568285.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Conway Lloyd Morgan in Britain and James Mark Baldwin in the USA, near contemporaries of one another, shared several other characteristics. Each had a philosophical sophistication unusual amongst the ... More


All Those Strangers: The Art and Lives of James Baldwin

Douglas Field

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384150
eISBN:
9780199384181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384150.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The book examines how James Baldwin’s fiction and nonfiction shaped and responded to key political and cultural developments in the United States from the 1940s to the 1980s. It is animated by an ... More


James Baldwin: Religion, Race, and the Love of Humanity

Carol Wayne White

in Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter illustrates Baldwin’s efforts during the mid-twentieth century to enhance race relations in the United States with an expanded view of humanity and our capacity to love each other. It ... More


“Going to Meet the Man” in Abu Ghraib

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter presents James Baldwin’s short story, “Going To Meet the Man,” as a rescripting of Freud’s Oedipal scene, introducing the black male as a triangulating figure vis-à-vis the (white) male ... More


Cutting Session: Baldwin as Prizefighting Intellectual, Baldwin as Improvising Intellectual

in The Shadow and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226554235
eISBN:
9780226554259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554259.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates the contingencies among American masculinity, American citizenship, and African American identity. It argues that James Baldwin's essays, like “The Fight,” punched out ... More


Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Ronda C. Henry Anthony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037344
eISBN:
9781621039259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037344.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Using the slave narratives of Henry Bibb and Frederick Douglass, as well as the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, Walter Mosley, and Barack Obama, this book examines how women’s bodies are ... More


Remembering race

Bill Schwarz

in Memories of Empire, Volume I: The White Man's World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199296910
eISBN:
9780191730887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296910.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is largely a theoretical chapter which reviews the debates about both racial identity – the question of racial whiteness – and about the role of memory in the making of racial identities. It ... More


Losing the March

Kevin J. Mumford

in "Not Straight, Not White": Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626840
eISBN:
9781469628073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626840.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the height of the civil rights movement, Lorraine Hansberry, James Baldwin, and Bayard Rustin each spoke out for social justice, and yet their sexual lives deviated from the expectations of ... More


James Baldwin's Exile: Theory, Circumstance, and the Real of Language

Henry Sussman

in Idylls of the Wanderer: Outside in Literature and Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227693
eISBN:
9780823235278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227693.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines African American novelist James Baldwin's experience of exile in terms of circumstance, theory, and language. It states that Baldwin experienced exile in ... More


Boris Vian and James Baldwin in Paris: Are We a Blues People, Too?

Rashida K. Braggs

in Jazz Diasporas: "Race, Music, and Migration in Post-World War II Paris"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520279346
eISBN:
9780520963412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279346.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter conjoins the literature and experiences of white French writer and musician Boris Vian and African American writer James Baldwin to explore how the authors' in-depth listening to blues ... More


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