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James Baldwin

James Baldwin  

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(1924–87),black American novelist. His first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), set in Harlem, was followed by several on a more international scale, dealing with both homosexuality and the ...
Notes of a Native Son

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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a body of essays written between 1948 and 1955, the year of their book publication, that established James Baldwin

Notes of a Native Son

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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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610 words

James Baldwin's first collection of essays, Notes of a Native Son (1955) brought together pieces he had

Shadow and Act

Shadow and Act  

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When it was first published in 1964, Ralph Ellison's Shadow and Act was hailed as his autobiography. Such critics as George P. Elliot and R. W. B. Lewis took their cue from Ellison himself, who in ...

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