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 Work
by James Baldwin , Toni Morrison
Editor: The Library of America
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James Baldwin is a unique prophetic voice in American literatureHis brilliant and provocative essays make him the literary voice of the Civil Rights Era, and they continue to speak with powerful urgency to us today, whether in the volutes of debate on the Black Vit Importe le mouvement, in the words of Raoul Peck, the documentary “I Am Not Your Nigger”Published by Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison, the Library of America’s set of Essays is the most comprehensive collection of Baldwin’s non-fiction ever publishedWith burning passion and spiciness, epigrammatic wit, Baldwin, without fear, articulated issues of race and democracy and American identity in these famous essays like “The Harlem Ghetto,””Everyone Protests the Novel,””Several Thousands Missing,” and “The Stranger in the Village”Here is the full text of his early historical collections, Notes of a Native Son (1955) and No One Knows My Name (1961), which himself established as an essential intellectual element of the voice of his time, the unique fusion of personal, literary and political fashion”We write,” he said, “out of one thing– his own experienceEverything depends on how relentlessly one of the strengths of this experience to the last drop, sweet or bitter, it can eventually give”With a singular eloquence, and without blinking the sharpness of the observation that he lived until his creed: “I want to be an honest man and a good writer”The classic The Next Fire (1963), perhaps the most influential of his writings, is his most penetrating analysis of America’s racial divide and a vibrant appeal to “the end of racial nightmareand change the history of the world”The later volumes Aucun Nom de la Rue (1972) and Le Diable Trouve du Travail (1976) graphically maintained his response to the social and political unrest of his time and notably his remarkable film criticism works36 essays–nine of them previously unperceived–include some of Baldwin’s early published writings, as well as later reveal ideas in Shake’s language
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