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by James Baldwin
Praise for James Baldwin’s. The Devil Finds Work.
Praise for James Baldwin’s. Typical Baldwin eloquence tinged with religious fervor. It is James Baldwin testifying honestly to his own experience at the movies.
Baldwin’s personal reflections on movies gathered here in a book-length essay are also a probing appraisal of American racial politics. The Devil Finds Work was a fine example of this, and I look forward to digging into more. 4/5. (Originally posted on Goodreads). Offering an incisive look at racism in American movies and a vision of America’s self-delusions and deceptions.
The Devil Finds Work is a book-length essay by writer James Baldwin. Published in 1976, it is both a memoir of his experiences watching movies and a critique of the racial politics of American cinema. The book opens with a discussion of a Joan Crawford film, which was the first movie Baldwin could remember seeing, and ends with a discussion of The Exorcist, which came out in 1973.
James Baldwin At The Movies. Provocative, timeless, brilliant. Here are our loves and hates, biases and cruelties, fears and ignorance reflected by the films that have entertained us and shaped our consciousness. and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American movies. Baldwin challenges the underlying assumptions in such films as In the Heat of the Night, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, and The Exorcist, offering us a vision of America's self-delusions and deceptions
The Devil Finds Work: An Essay James Baldwin Auszug - 2000. James Baldwin (1924-1987) was a novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.
The Devil Finds Work: An Essay James Baldwin Auszug - 2000. The Devil Finds Work: An Essay James Baldwin Auszug - 1976. Alle anzeigen . Über den Autor (2011).
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He is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction
He is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction. He was made Commander of the Legion of Honor in 1986. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
James Baldwin was a uniquely prophetic voice in American letters
James Baldwin was a uniquely prophetic voice in American letters. His brilliant and provocative essays made him the literary voice of the Civil Rights Era, and they continue to speak with powerful urgency to us today, whether in the swirling debate over the Black Lives Matter movement or in the words of Raoul Peck’s documentary I Am Not Your Negro. The later volumes No Name in the Street (1972) and The Devil Finds Work (1976) chart his continuing response to the social and political turbulence of his era and include his remarkable works of film criticism.
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