The Resource James Baldwin : the last interview and other conversations, James Baldwin ; contributions by Quincy Troupe et al

James Baldwin : the last interview and other conversations, James Baldwin ; contributions by Quincy Troupe et al

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James Baldwin : the last interview and other conversations
Title
James Baldwin
Title remainder
the last interview and other conversations
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James Baldwin ; contributions by Quincy Troupe et al
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Language
eng
Summary
"Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin "I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only." When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of France to interview James Baldwin, Baldwin's brother David told him to ask Baldwin about everything--Baldwin was critically ill and David knew that this might be the writer's last chance to speak at length about his life and work. The result is one of the most eloquent and revelatory interviews of Baldwin's career, a conversation that ranges widely over such topics as his childhood in Harlem, his close friendship with Miles Davis, his relationship with writers like Toni Morrison and Richard Wright, his years in France, and his ever-incisive thoughts on the history of race relations and the African-American experience. Also collected here are significant interviews from other moments in Baldwin's life, including an in-depth interview conducted by Studs Terkel shortly after the publication of Nobody Knows My Name. These interviews showcase, above all, Baldwin's fearlessness and integrity as a writer, thinker, and individual, as well as the profound struggles he faced along the way. From the eBook edition"--
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contains biographical information
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-1987
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baldwin, James
Dewey number
  • 818/.5409
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.A45
LC item number
Z46 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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Troupe, Quincy
Series statement
Last interview series
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  • Baldwin, James
  • Baldwin, James
  • Baldwin, James
  • Authors, American
  • African American authors
  • African American authors
  • Authors, American
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James Baldwin : the last interview and other conversations, James Baldwin ; contributions by Quincy Troupe et al
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
119 pages
Isbn
9781612194004
Lccn
2014035168
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)873762350
  • 1038208
  • (OCoLC)ocn873762350
Label
James Baldwin : the last interview and other conversations, James Baldwin ; contributions by Quincy Troupe et al
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
119 pages
Isbn
9781612194004
Lccn
2014035168
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)873762350
  • 1038208
  • (OCoLC)ocn873762350

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