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James Baldwin now [electronic resource] / edited by Dwight A. McBride.

Contributor(s): McBride, Dwight A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (x, 427 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585480699 (electronic bk.); 9780585480695 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation | Modernism (Literature) -- United States | African Americans in literature | Gay men in literature | Exiles in literature | Race in literature | Sex in literature | Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 -- Critique et interpr�etation | Modernisme (Litt�erature) -- �Etats-Unis | Noirs am�ericains dans la litt�erature | Homosexuels masculins dans la litt�erature | Exil�es dans la litt�erature | Race dans la litt�erature | Sexualit�e dans la litt�erature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: James Baldwin now.DDC classification: 818/.5409 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
White fantasies of desire: Baldwin and the racial identities of sexuality / Marlon B. Ross -- Now more than ever: James Baldwin and the critique of white liberalism / Rebecca Aanerud -- Finding the words: Baldwin, race consciousness, and democratic theory / Lawrie Balfour -- Culture, rhetoric, and queer identity: James Baldwin and the identity politics of race and sexuality / William J. Spurlin -- Of mimicry and (little man little) man: toward a queersighted theory of black childhood / Nicholas Boggs -- Sexual exiles: James Baldwin and Another country / James A. Dievler -- Baldwin's cosmopolitan loneliness / James Darsey -- "Alas, poor Richard!": transatlantic Baldwin, the politics of forgetting, and the project of modernity / Michelle M. Wright -- The parvenu Baldwin and the other side of redemption: modernity, race, sexuality, and the Cold War / Roderick A. Ferguson -- (Pro)creating imaginative spaces and other queer acts: Randal Kenan's A visitation of spirits and its revival of James Baldwin's absent black gay man in Giovanni's room / Sharon Patricia Holland -- "I'm not entirely what I look like": Richard Wright, James Baldwin, and the hegemony of vision; or, Jimmy's FBEye blues / Maurice Wallace -- Life according to the beat: James Baldwin, Bessie Smith, and the perilous sounds of love / Josh Kun -- The discovery of what it means to be a witness: James Baldwin's dialectics of difference / Joshua L. Miller -- Selfhood and strategy in notes of a Native son / Lauren Rusk.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-409) and index.

White fantasies of desire: Baldwin and the racial identities of sexuality / Marlon B. Ross -- Now more than ever: James Baldwin and the critique of white liberalism / Rebecca Aanerud -- Finding the words: Baldwin, race consciousness, and democratic theory / Lawrie Balfour -- Culture, rhetoric, and queer identity: James Baldwin and the identity politics of race and sexuality / William J. Spurlin -- Of mimicry and (little man little) man: toward a queersighted theory of black childhood / Nicholas Boggs -- Sexual exiles: James Baldwin and Another country / James A. Dievler -- Baldwin's cosmopolitan loneliness / James Darsey -- "Alas, poor Richard!": transatlantic Baldwin, the politics of forgetting, and the project of modernity / Michelle M. Wright -- The parvenu Baldwin and the other side of redemption: modernity, race, sexuality, and the Cold War / Roderick A. Ferguson -- (Pro)creating imaginative spaces and other queer acts: Randal Kenan's A visitation of spirits and its revival of James Baldwin's absent black gay man in Giovanni's room / Sharon Patricia Holland -- "I'm not entirely what I look like": Richard Wright, James Baldwin, and the hegemony of vision; or, Jimmy's FBEye blues / Maurice Wallace -- Life according to the beat: James Baldwin, Bessie Smith, and the perilous sounds of love / Josh Kun -- The discovery of what it means to be a witness: James Baldwin's dialectics of difference / Joshua L. Miller -- Selfhood and strategy in notes of a Native son / Lauren Rusk.

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