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James Baldwin (1) (1924–1987)

Autor(a) de Go Tell It on the Mountain

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103+ Works 33,542 Membros 611 Críticas 158 Favorited

About the Author

James Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924, in New York. Baldwin's father was a pastor who subjected his children to poverty, abuse, and religious fanaticism. As a result, many of Baldwin's recurring themes, such as alienation and rejection, are attributable to his upbringing. Living the life of a mostrar mais starving artist, Baldwin went through numerous jobs, including dishwasher, office boy, factory worker, and waiter. In 1948, he moved to France, where much work originated. Baldwin published Go Tell It on the Mountain in 1953. A largely autobiographical work, it tells of the religious awakening of a fourteen-year-old. In addition to his childhood experiences, his experiences as a black man and a homosexual provided inspiration for such works as Giovanni's Room, Nobody Knows My Name, and Another Country. Baldwin holds a distinguished place in American history as one of the foremost writers of both black and gay literature. He was an active participant in the Civil Rights movement. Baldwin succumbed to cancer on December 1, 1987. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por James Baldwin

Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953) 5,787 exemplares
Giovanni's Room (1956) 5,564 exemplares
The Fire Next Time (1963) 4,805 exemplares
Another Country (1962) 2,945 exemplares
If Beale Street Could Talk (1974) 2,138 exemplares
Notes of a Native Son (1955) 2,029 exemplares
Going to Meet the Man: Stories (1965) 947 exemplares
Just Above My Head (1979) 701 exemplares
Blues for Mister Charlie: A Play (1964) 570 exemplares
No Name in the Street (1972) 447 exemplares
The Evidence of Things Not Seen (1986) 366 exemplares
The Devil Finds Work: An Essay (1976) 339 exemplares
Sonny's Blues and Other Stories (1970) 256 exemplares
The Amen Corner: A Play (1954) 217 exemplares
A Rap on Race (1971) 195 exemplares
Dark Days {essays} (2018) 147 exemplares
Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems (2014) 118 exemplares
Nobody Knows My Name {essay} (1961) 111 exemplares
I Am Not Your Negro [2016 film] (2016) — Writer — 96 exemplares
Vintage Baldwin (2004) 85 exemplares
Going to Meet the Man {story} (1965) 76 exemplares
Nothing Personal: An Essay (1964) — Autor — 70 exemplares
Jimmy's Blues: Selected Poems (1983) 59 exemplares
Nothing Personal {1964 original} (1964) — Autor — 46 exemplares
Black Anti-Semitism and Jewish Racism (1969) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
A Dialogue (1900) 37 exemplares
Nothing Personal {2017 reprint} (2017) — Autor — 33 exemplares
Come Out the Wilderness {story} (1958) 10 exemplares
Meurtres à Atlanta (2020) 6 exemplares
Sonny's Blues {story} 6 exemplares
Blues für Mr. Charlie / Amen Corner. (1981) — Autor — 4 exemplares
Mein Kerker bebte (1899) 3 exemplares
Letter to my Nephew 3 exemplares
The Outing {story} (2014) 3 exemplares
Baldwin James 1 exemplar
Musta blues (1965) 1 exemplar
Baldwin's Nigger — Host — 1 exemplar
The Works of James Baldwin (2013) 1 exemplar
Gesammelte Erzählungen (1976) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Art of the Personal Essay (1994) — Contribuidor — 1,383 exemplares
The Story and Its Writer: An Introduction to Short Fiction (1983) — Contribuidor — 1,136 exemplares
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuidor, algumas edições926 exemplares
The Best American Essays of the Century (2000) — Contribuidor — 780 exemplares
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (1992) — Contribuidor — 753 exemplares
If They Come in the Morning: Voices of Resistance (1971) — Contribuidor — 442 exemplares
Points of View: Revised Edition (1966) — Contribuidor — 414 exemplares
The Granta Book of the American Short Story (1992) — Contribuidor — 368 exemplares
The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories (1986) — Contribuidor — 339 exemplares
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Contribuidor — 329 exemplares
Black Voices: An Anthology of Afro-American Literature (Mentor) (1968) — Contribuidor — 328 exemplares
The Faber Book of Gay Short Fiction (1992) — Contribuidor — 323 exemplares
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (2004) — Contribuidor — 298 exemplares
100 Years of the Best American Short Stories (2015) — Contribuidor — 290 exemplares
Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian: A Literary Anthology (1993) — Contribuidor — 287 exemplares
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (1998) — Contribuidor — 281 exemplares
The Treasury of American Short Stories (1981) — Contribuidor — 269 exemplares
Reporting Civil Rights, Part 1: American Journalism 1941-1963 (2003) — Contribuidor — 235 exemplares
Modern American Memoirs (1995) — Contribuidor — 189 exemplares
Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time (Stonewall Inn Editions) (1836) — Contribuidor — 180 exemplares
In Another Part of the Forest: An Anthology of Gay Short Fiction (1994) — Contribuidor — 178 exemplares
Daddy Was a Number Runner (1970) — Prefácio, algumas edições178 exemplares
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 163 exemplares
The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature (1998) — Contribuidor — 159 exemplares
New York Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (2011) — Contribuidor, algumas edições154 exemplares
Let Nobody Turn Us Around: An African American Anthology (1999) — Contribuidor — 150 exemplares
The Norton Book of Personal Essays (1997) — Contribuidor — 142 exemplares
Man Alone: Alienation in Modern Society (1962) — Contribuidor — 141 exemplares
Black on White: Black Writers on What It Means to Be White (1998) — Contribuidor — 119 exemplares
The Gates of Paradise (1993) — Contribuidor — 115 exemplares
Calling the Wind: Twentieth Century African-American Short Stories (1992) — Contribuidor — 100 exemplares
The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker (2021) — Contribuidor — 92 exemplares
Voices in Our Blood: America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement (2001) — Contribuidor — 92 exemplares
Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America (1995) — Contribuidor — 91 exemplares
Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (2018) — Contribuidor — 89 exemplares
Braided Lives: An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing (1991) — Contribuidor — 89 exemplares
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology (2007) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
200 Years of Great American Short Stories (1975) — Contribuidor — 69 exemplares
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
Memory of Kin: Stories About Family by Black Writers (1990) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
American Negro Short Stories (1966) — Contribuidor — 61 exemplares
The Grim Reader: Writings on Death, Dying, and Living On (1997) — Contribuidor — 61 exemplares
Fifty Best American Short Stories 1915-1965 (1965) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
A Way Out of No Way: Writing about Growing Up Black in America (1996) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
Partisan Review (1998) — Contribuidor, algumas edições33 exemplares
I Hear a Symphony: African Americans Celebrate Love (1994) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1968 (1968) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century Protest (1998) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Hot and Cool: Jazz Short Stories (1990) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
Harlem U.S.A. (1964) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
A Lonely Rage: The Autobiography of Bobby Seale (1978) — Prefácio — 28 exemplares
One World of Literature (1992) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
Studies in Fiction (1965) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
Classic Essays in English (1961) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
Black Theater USA : 45 Plays By Black Americans : 1847-1974 (1973) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Best American Plays: 6th Series, 1963-1967 (1971) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
New World Writing: Second Mentor Selection (1952) — Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
Antaeus No. 62, Spring 1989 (1989) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
100 years of emancipation (1963) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Harlem: Voices from the Soul of Black America (1970) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1961 (1961) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1958 (1958) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Short Fiction: Shape and Substance (1971) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Let Us Be Men (1969) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Introduction to Fiction (1974) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

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Críticas

This was pretty good. It was more factual and honest than most books on the subject, and I actually feel like he made a lot of good points with his anecdotal evidence. He told a compelling story, and I generally enjoyed reading it. Worth reading if the plight of the black man interests you (and general injustices, which I feel he alludes to often).
 
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mrbearbooks | 29 outras críticas | Apr 22, 2024 |
Absolute gem to start 2015 off. Riveting.
 
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kvschnitzer | 125 outras críticas | Apr 12, 2024 |
Unforgettable short stories that paint a portrait of mid 20th century race relations . This portrait, stark and difficult to look at, is richly hewn from the thoughts and interactions of the characters. Some stories were sad, such as "Sonny's Blues", others surprising, such as "Man Child", and others, disturbing ...most notably "Going to Meet the Man".
This collection may have themes and images that will sear your brain make you shudder, but it will also make you think and search your soul.
 
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Chrissylou62 | 15 outras críticas | Apr 11, 2024 |
I just didn’t feel as deeply as I thought I would about this book. As a queer person I do understand the complexity of what he was going through with choosing but overall he just kind of seemed like a dick and all the men seemed to hate women. Just not a vibe for me.
 
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kfick | 125 outras críticas | Mar 31, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
103
Also by
89
Membros
33,542
Popularidade
#575
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
611
ISBN
864
Línguas
23
Marcado como favorito
158

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