James Baldwin Review

Volume 7

Edited by Douglas Field, Justin Joyce and Dwight McBride

James Baldwin Review
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  • ISBN: 9781526162779
  • Publish Date: Sep 2021
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN: 978-1-5261-6277-9
    • Pages: 272
    • Price: £19.99
    • Published Date: September 2021


    James Baldwin Review (JBR) is an annual journal that brings together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative work on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. In addition to these cutting-edge contributions, each issue contains a review of recent Baldwin scholarship and an award-winning graduate student essay. James Baldwin Review publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin; catalyze explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin's writing and political activism; and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.


    Walk with the Wind
    Justin A. Joyce

    Feature Essay:
    "Indisputably Available": The Texture-Gendered, Sexual, Violent-of James Baldwin's Southern Silences
    Ed Pavlic

    "Finding Work for The Devil" Special Section on Baldwin and Film
    curated by Robert Jackson
    Introduction: James Baldwin and Film Beyond the American Century
    Robert Jackson
    The Disorder of Life: James Baldwin on My Shoulder, Part Two
    Karen Thorsen
    The Devil Finds Work: A Hollywood Love Story (as Written by James Baldwin)
    D. Quentin Miller
    Another Cinema: James Baldwin's Search for a New Film Form
    Hayley O'Malley
    Everybody's Protest Cinema: Baldwin, Racial Melancholy, and the Black Middle Ground
    Peter Lurie

    Graduate Student Essay Award Winner:
    "In the Name of Love": Black Queer Feminism and the Sexual Politics of Another Country
    Matty Hemming

    James Baldwin in the Fire This Time: A July 2020 Conversation with Bill V. Mullen, the author of James Baldwin: Living in Fire (2019)
    William Maxwell and Bill Mullen
    How Long Blues: An Interview with Jim Campbell
    Douglas Field and Justin A. Joyce
    White Lies Matter: Begin Again, a Review Essay
    Herb Boyd

    Creative Non-Fiction
    The Fire Inside
    Aleksander Motturi, Translated by Kira Josefsson
    Baldwin's Perfect Storm
    Maureen Kelleher

    Cheryl Wall, In Memoriam
    Edited by Cora Kaplan

    Bibliographic Essay:
    Trends in Baldwin Criticism, 2017-19
    Terrance Dean


    Douglas Field is Senior Lecturer in Twentieth Century American Literature at the University of Manchester

    Justin A. Joyce is Research Director at The New School, New York City

    Dwight A. McBride is President of The New School, New York City

    James Baldwin Review

    Edited by Douglas Field, Justin Joyce, Dwight McBride

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