Into the Heart of the Great Wilderness: Understanding Baldwin’s Quarrel with Négritude

Winks, Christopher
December 2013
African American Review;Winter2013, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p605
Academic Journal
The article discusses black racial identity and the analysis by author James Baldwin of the First International Congress of Black Writers and Artists held in Paris, France from September 19-22, 1956. Emphasis is given to Baldwin's impressions of authors such as Aimé Césaire, Léopold Sédar Senghor, and Richard Wright as described in the essay "Princes and Powers" and the memoir "No Name in the Street."


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