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The Devil Finds Work by James Baldwin

The Devil Finds Work

An Essay

by James Baldwin


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Listen to James Baldwin Discuss The Devil Finds Work with Studs Terkel - Discussing the book "The Devil Finds Work" with the author James Baldwin.



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Baldwin's personal reflections on movies gathered here in a book-length essay are also a probing appraisal of American racial politics.

Offering an incisive look at racism in American movies and a vision of America's self-delusions and deceptions, Baldwin challenges the underlying assumptions in such films as In the Heat of the Night, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, and The Exorcist.

Here are our loves and hates, biases and cruelties, fears and ignorance reflected by the films that have entertained us and shaped our consciousness. And here too is the stunning prose of a writer whose passion never diminished his struggle for equality, justice, and social change.


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  • Published: August 2017
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T095488
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