Just Above My Head

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141963808
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James Baldwin first wrote about homosexuality in his famous early novel, Giovanni’s Room. Here he brings homosexuality and race together in the story of the great gospel singer Arthur Montana.

Re Viewing James Baldwin

Author: Daniel Quentin Miller
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781566397377
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in. Just. Above. My. Head. WARREN J. CARSON Long before it became
fashionable to bemoan the plight of the black male or to mourn the demise of the
black family, the always prophetic James Baldwin already had examined both
concerns ...

James Baldwin

Author: David Leeming
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628724692
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Just above my head I hear music in the air. —old song Sometime in the
mid1970s, in SaintPauldeVence, David Baldwin had a vivid dream in which he
was sitting with his brother on a porch watching a group of friends walking down
a nearby ...

James Baldwin

Author: A. Scott Henderson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9462096198
Size: 69.51 MB
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Just Above My Head and the Memory of James Arthur Baldwin [In] a sense the
novel is a kind of return to my own beginnings, which are not only mine, and a
way of using that beginning to start again. In my own mind I come full circle from
Go ...

James Baldwin S Later Fiction

Author: Lynn O. Scott
Publisher: MSU Press
ISBN: 0870139541
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Quincy Troupe (New York: TouchstoneSimon and Schuster, 1989), James
Baldwin said that his only real regret was not having ... Q Julie Nash, '“A
Terrifying Sacrament': James Baldwin's Use of Music in Just Above My Head, ”
MAWA Review, ...

Black Women In The Fiction Of James Baldwin

Author: Trudier Harris
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9780870495342
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CHAPTER FIVE PERVERSION IN PARADISE— OR SALVATION? Just Above My
Head Julia Miller, the central black female character in Just Above My Head (
1979), reenacts the process of extrication from church influence that the women
in ...

At Bully Hills

Author: Thaddeus Deluca
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469110911
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Then, it felt as if the Grucci Brothers fireworks were blasting out of the top of my
head. Flowing ground sprays were ignited; spraying sparks flew out of my head.
Large chrysanthemum bursts streaked out of my skull and exploded just above
my ...

The Queer Renaissance

Author: Robert McRuer
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814755549
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Although Baldwin was never wholly comfortable with the term gay, his most
comprehensive study of black gay desire is nonetheless a product of exactly this
period. Just Above My Head was published in 1979, but portions of the novel had
 ...