Overview:James Baldwin: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations - “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.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725734-9781612194004. It was written by the following authors: Quincy Troupe, James Baldwin. Book James Baldwin: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations, which can be read online, published by the company: Melville House Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Biography. The book was published on 2014-12-04 00:00:00. It has 122 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 134 g. File for download James Baldwin: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations has PDF format and is called james-baldwin-the-last-interview-and-other-conversations.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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