James Baldwin
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Biography and Background

James Baldwin
Biography at Wikipedia.

25 Powerful Quotes From James Baldwin To Feed Your Soul
Quotations in poster form from a variety of Baldwin texts.

American Masters - James Baldwin

A Guide to Harlem Renaissance Materials
The Library of Congress presents a variety of materials on James Baldwin and other Harlem Renaissance artists.


The Expanding Canon: James Baldwin
Snyopses of The Fire Next Time , "Sonny's Blues," and "The Rockpile." In this lesson students work in small groups to research James Baldwin on the Internet, choose a focus related to one of the three works, and create a Web site about Baldwin.

The Fire Next Time Learn It Guide. Adobe Reader required for these resources.

Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin
This site offers a summary, theme openers, crosscurricular activities, research assignments, and suggestions for related reading.

Go Tell it on the Mountain : Context
Biographical information from SparkNotes.