The Resource Nobody knows my name : more notes of a native son, James Baldwin

Nobody knows my name : more notes of a native son, James Baldwin

Label
Nobody knows my name : more notes of a native son
Title
Nobody knows my name
Title remainder
more notes of a native son
Statement of responsibility
James Baldwin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essays discuss race relations, segregation, the role of the writer in society, and the work of Andre Gide, Richard Wright, and Norman Mailer. Baldwin's early essays have been described as 'an unequalled meditation on what it means to be black in America' . This rich and stimulating collection contains 'Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a Letter from Harlem', polemical pieces on the tragedies inflicted by racial segregation and a poignant account of his first journey to 'the Old Country', the southern states. Yet equally compelling are his 'Notes for a Hypothetical Novel' and personal reflections on being American, on oother major artists - Ingmar Bergman and Andre Gide, Norman Mailer and Richard Wright - and on the first great conferance of Negro - American writers and artists in Paris. In his introduction Baldwin descrides the writer as requiring 'every ounce of stamina he can summon to attempt to look on himself and the world as they are' ; his uncanny ability to do just that is proclaimed on every page of this famous book
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1924-1987
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Baldwin, James
Dewey number
305.896/073
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.B197 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kevin Kenerly
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Kenerly, Kevin
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  • Baldwin, James
  • African Americans
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Nobody knows my name : more notes of a native son, James Baldwin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
5 audio discs (6 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538489178
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
  • ZPcbs1
  • ZEcbs1
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1009090567
  • 1678369
  • (OCoLC)on1009090567
  • (Pol)1678369
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Nobody knows my name : more notes of a native son, James Baldwin
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
5 audio discs (6 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538489178
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
  • ZPcbs1
  • ZEcbs1
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1009090567
  • 1678369
  • (OCoLC)on1009090567
  • (Pol)1678369
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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