Baldwin This Time

Bill V. Mullen
2019 James Baldwin Review  
This excerpt from James Baldwin: Living in Fire details a key juncture in Baldwin's life, 1957–59, when he was transformed by a visit to the South to write about the civil rights movement while grappling with the meaning of the Algerian Revolution. The excerpt shows Baldwin understanding black and Arab liberation struggles as simultaneous and parallel moments in the rise of Third World, anti-colonial and anti-racist U.S. politics. It also shows Baldwin's emotional and psychological
more » ... to repressive state violence experienced by black and Arab citizens in the U.S., France, and Algiers.
doi:10.7227/jbr.5.8 fatcat:xstqg33oc5hbjjuvphrzyqjrnm