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Literary Criticism of James Baldwin

James Baldwin’s (1924– 1987) public role as a major African American racial spokesman of the 1950’s and 1960’s guarantees his place in American cultural history. Though not undeserved, this reputation more frequently obscures than clarifies the nature of his literary achievement, which involves his relationship to African American culture, existential philosophy, and the moral tradition of the world novel. 6,618 more words

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IELTS Speaking Cue Card, March 2018: An Interesting Person from Another Country.

Describe an interesting person from another country that you know well. Please say

– Who is he/she?
– Where and when did you meet him/her? 364 more words

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New York Literature and Drama Day 3: Washington Square, Greenwich Village:

Washington Square was the start of our literary tours around New York. This brought Henry James into focus and his wonderful early novel Washington Square… 738 more words

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Another Country by James Baldwin

Another Country tells the stories of individuals entangled in an artist circle, striving to love and be loved amid the searing climate of racial and sexual complexities. 1,047 more words

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Another Country by James Baldwin

Published in 1962, Another Country is set in the Bohemian underworld of New York, exploring race, sexuality, poverty and wealth existing side by side.

Rufus Scott is a Harlem jazz musician, fallen on hard times as we meet him wandering the streets, sleeping in a movie theatre during the day. 622 more words

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Another Country Review

Author: James Baldwin.

Publisher: Penguin Classics.

Published: 1962.

Rating: 10/10. 771 more words

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