James Baldwin Review

Volume 8

Edited by Douglas Field, Justin Joyce and Dwight McBride

James Baldwin Review
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  • ISBN: 9781526170057
  • Publish Date: Sep 2022
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN: 978-1-5261-7005-7
    • Pages: 248
    • Price: £19.99
    • Published Date: September 2022


    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.


    Brothers or Fools
    Justin A. Joyce

    Feature Essay:
    Nonviolence, Black Power, and "the citizens of Pompeii": James Baldwin's 1968
    Ed Pavlic

    "A Kind of Joy": Laughing and Grinning through Sonny's Blues
    James Nikopoulos
    "Forging a New Language": A New Spatiotemporal Logic in James Baldwin's The Evidence of Things Not Seen
    Özge Özbek Akiman
    Tortuous Time: Undoing the Past in Jean Améry and James Baldwin
    Joseph Weiss
    Baldwin and the Role of the Citizen Artist
    Monika Gehlawat

    Graduate Student Essay Award Winner:
    Reaching Toward the Reader: James Baldwin's Voice in "Notes of a Native Son"
    Beth Tillman

    "This Music Begins on the Auction Block": Learning in the Twenty-First Century from James Baldwin on Music
    Josh Friedberg
    Making Experiences Our Own: A Review of The Amen Corner, 2021
    Ijeoma N. Njaka
    Baldwin Boxed In at Virginia State Symposium: A Review
    Herb Boyd
    Celia, James, and Me
    Michael A.L. Broyles

    Bibliographic Essay :
    The Evidence of Things Translated: Circulating Baldwin in Contemporary Europe
    Remo Verdickt

    They Came to See if I'm for Real: James Baldwin Interviewed by Hakim Jamal for LA Free Press (1968)
    Ed Pavlic


    Douglas Field is Professor of 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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