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Giovanni's Room
Language: en
Pages: 149
Authors: James Baldwin
Categories: Americans
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Penguin Classics

When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend's return to Paris destroys everything. Unable to admit to the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened - while Giovanni's life descends into tragedy. United by the theme of
Literature and Homosexuality
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Michael J. Meyer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Rodopi

Contains 13 essays, mostly written by American university-based professors of English, Hispanic language and literature, and women's studies, focusing on a variety of themes relating to lesbian and gay literature and the work of gay and lesbian authors. Lacks a subject index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
James Baldwin
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

A collection of essays presenting critiques and analysis of the major works of the African American author.
The Politics of Exile
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Bryan R. Washington
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: UPNE

In The Politics of Exile, Bryan R. Washington connects contemporary critical theory to issues of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and sexual repression in their works, including Daisy Miller, The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night, Giovanni's Room, and Another Country.
From Harlem to Paris
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Michel Fabre
Categories: African American authors
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

This academic study uses accounts from more than 60 African American writers--Countee Cullen, James Baldwin, Chester Himes et al.--to explain why they were more readily accepted socially in Paris than in America. Fabre (The Unfinished Quest of Richard Wright) shows that French/black American affinity started in pre-Civil War New Orleans