James Baldwin: Collected Essays (Loa #98): Notes of a Native Son / Nobody Knows My Name / The Fire Next Time / No Name in the Street / The Devil Finds

James Baldwin (Author) Toni Morrison (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$37.50  $34.50
Publisher
Library of America
Publish Date
February 01, 1998
Pages
869
Dimensions
5.2 X 8.1 X 1.1 inches | 1.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781883011529

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About the Author

With the novel Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), a distillation of his own experiences as a preacher's son in 1930s Harlem, and the essay collection Notes of a Native Son (1955), James Baldwin (1924-1987) established himself as a prophetic voice of his era. Some such voices may grow fainter with the passage of time, but Baldwin remains an inescapable presence, not only a chronicler of his epoch but a thinker who helped shape it.

Toni Morrison, volume editor, is the author of a number of award-winning novels, including Love, Jazz, Beloved, Song of Solomon, Sula, and The Bluest Eye. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.