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Published: 06 August 2015

248 Pages | 10 halftones


ISBN: 9780199384150

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All Those Strangers

The Art and Lives of James Baldwin

Douglas Field

  • Breaks through the established critical difficulties caused by Baldwin's geographical, ideological and artistic multiplicity by analyzing his life and work against the radically transformative politics of his time
  • Explores under-researched areas in Baldwin's life and work-his relationship to the Left, his FBI files and the significance of Africa in his writing-while also contributing to wider discussions about post-war US culture
  • Provides a definitive scholarly portrait of a famously complex writer