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Dhalgren Review

Dhalgren Review and Analysis

The city of Bellona lies dying at the center of America. There has been some event that left it in this state, uncommunicative with the outside world as those other cities around it move on through normal day-to-day life. A young man who has forgotten his name and his past, soon to be dubbed The …

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Go Tell It on the Mountain Review

Go Tell It on the Mountain Review

Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953) was activist and author James Baldwin’s debut novel. It is written as a bildungsroman following the young main character John as he deals with his abusive step-father (Gabriel), his questioning of religion, and his self-discovery about his homosexuality. It also takes time to catalog and tell the stories …

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