Go Tell It on the Mountain

  • Denne udgave
  • Bog, hardback
  • Engelsk
  • 280 sider

Beskrivelse

'Go back to where you started, or as far back as you can, examine all of it, travel your road again and tell the truth about it. Sing or shout or testify or keep it to yourself: but know whence you came.'Originally published in 1953, Go Tell it on the Mountain was James Baldwin's first major work, based in part on his own childhood in Harlem. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a Pentecostal storefront church in Harlem. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual and moral struggle towards self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understood themselves.

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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal280
  • Udgivelsesdato04-02-2016
  • ISBN139781841593715
  • Forlag Everyman
  • FormatHardback
Størrelse og vægt
  • Vægt400 g
  • Dybde2 cm
  • coffee cup img
    10 cm
    book img
    13 cm
    21 cm

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