Giovanni's Room

Giovanni's Room

Author: James Baldwin

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 0141032944

Category: Americans

Page: 149

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When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend's return to Paris destroys everything. Unable to admit to the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened - while Giovanni's life descends into tragedy. United by the theme of love, the writings in the Great Loves series span over two thousand years and vastly different worlds. Readers will be introduced to love's endlessly fascinating possibilities and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, gay love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, not to mention lost love, twisted and obsessional love . . . .
Giovanni's Room
Language: en
Pages: 149
Authors: James Baldwin
Categories: Americans
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Penguin Classics

When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend's return to Paris destroys everything. Unable to admit to the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened - while Giovanni's life descends into tragedy. United by the theme of
Literature and Homosexuality
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Michael J. Meyer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Rodopi

Contains 13 essays, mostly written by American university-based professors of English, Hispanic language and literature, and women's studies, focusing on a variety of themes relating to lesbian and gay literature and the work of gay and lesbian authors. Lacks a subject index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
James Baldwin
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

A collection of essays presenting critiques and analysis of the major works of the African American author.
The Politics of Exile
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Bryan R. Washington
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: UPNE

In The Politics of Exile, Bryan R. Washington connects contemporary critical theory to issues of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and sexual repression in their works, including Daisy Miller, The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night, Giovanni's Room, and Another Country.
From Harlem to Paris
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Michel Fabre
Categories: African American authors
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Black American Writers in France, 1840-1980; 'The list of individuals profiled in this thoughtful, eye-opening study is a veritable who's who of black America literature...By discussing the effects of both world wars and the ideologies of the Harlem Renaissance, the French Negritude movement, and Black Power in Paris, Fabre enriches