James Baldwin Review

Volume 9

Edited by Douglas Field, Justin Joyce and Dwight McBride

James Baldwin Review
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  • ISBN: 9781526176158
  • Publish Date: Sep 2023
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN: 978-1-5261-7615-8
    • Pages: 216
    • Price: £19.99
    • Published Date: September 2023


    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.


    Same Old Piano, Playing the Blues
    Justin A. Joyce

    Feature Essay
    "This Loaded Present": Selma, 1963
    Davis W. Houck

    On the Fugitive Radicalism of Jimmy's Blues
    Marta Werbanowska

    The Architecture of Love in the Poetic Thinking of James Baldwin and Jericho Brown
    Joanna Makowska

    Graduate Student Essay Award Winner
    "Love Is the Key": James Baldwin's Poethics of Love
    Emanuela Maltese

    Jimmy's Jubilee: A Review
    Herb Boyd

    "A Very Dangerous Effort": James Baldwin's Encounter with the BBC in 1963
    Robert J. Corber

    The View from the Riverbank: James Baldwin and The Evidence of Things Not Seen
    Holly Lowe Jones

    Moment of Truth in Atlanta: James Baldwin Remembered (1989)
    Walter Lowe Jr.

    Bibliographic essay
    From A Furious Passage (1966) to Living in Fire (2019): A Review of Biographies about James Baldwin
    William Henry Pruitt III

    "You Know What's Cool About James Baldwin, Man?": An Interview with Cecil Brown
    Matt Sandler

    From the Field
    Composing James Baldwin's Joyful Song
    Rashida K. Braggs with William Murray and Elijah Parks


    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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