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A series of introductory essays acquaints readers with the key themes and contexts of Baldwin's work, the culture and politics of his time. Classic and contemporary pieces discuss Baldwin's essays and their cultural and political context. Other essays discuss Baldwin's novel Go Tell It on the Mountain and its themes of regret, recollection and confession, and the themes of ...more
Hardcover, 455 pages
Published October 22nd 2010 by Salem Press
(first published October 15th 2010)
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Morris Dickstein is Distinguished Professor of English and Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center and the author of Gates of Eden and Leopards in the Temple, among other works. He lives in New York City. "More about Morris Dickstein...