Go Tell It On The Mountain

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0345806557
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“Mountain,” Baldwin said, “is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else.” Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy’s discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935. Baldwin’s rendering of his protagonist’s spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.

Go Tell It On The Mountain A Novel

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: Laurel
ISBN: 0440330076
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This novel of Black life in America is written with an impartial attitude

Go Tell It On The Mountain

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141917199
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The electrifying first novel from James Baldwin, whose life and words are immortalized in the Oscar-nominated film I Am Not Your Negro 'I had to deal with what hurt me most. I had to deal with my father.' Drawing on James Baldwin's own boyhood in a religious community in 1930s Harlem, his first novel tells the story of young Johnny Grimes. Johnny is destined to become a preacher like his father, Gabriel, at the Temple of the Fire Baptized, where the church swells with song and it is as if 'the Holy Ghost were riding on the air'. But he feels only scalding hatred for Gabriel, whose fear and fanaticism lead him to abuse his family. Johnny vows that, for him, things will be different. This blazing tale is full of passion and guilt, of secret sinners and prayers singing on the wind. 'A beautiful, enduring, spirtual song of a novel' Andrew O'Hagan 'With vivid imagery, with lavish attention to details, Mr. Baldwin has told his feverish story' The New York Times

Go Tell It On The Mountain

Author: Gretchen Wolff Pritchard
Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9780898693652
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Three Christmas pageants intended primarily for child performers but flexible enough to accomodate all age groups and both large and small casts.

New Essays On Go Tell It On The Mountain

Author: Trudier Harris
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521498265
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A collection of critical essays on James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain.

Go Tell It On The Mountain

Author: Victor Labenske
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457422317
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The six duet arrangements in this collection tell the story of Jesus' advent. Victor Labenske's colorful harmonic language enhances these carols, which are written in a variety of styles from jazz and calypso to innovative classical settings. Titles: * Angels We Have Heard on High * Go, Tell It on the Mountain * Hark! The Herald Angels Sing * Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming * O Little Town of Bethlehem * The Holly and The Ivy

Go Tell It On The Mountain String Quartet

Author: Viktor Dick
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 3730955608
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Go, Tell It on the Mountain (String Quartet) Christmas Sheet Music for String Quartet 1. Go, Tell It on the Mountain, Full Score F-Major 2. Solo Instruments: (Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello) Composer: Negro Spiritual Instrumentation: String Quartet Type of Score: Full Score, 4 Solo Parts Difficulty Level: Advanced/Professional Arranged and Produced by Viktor Dick

James Baldwin S Go Tell It On The Mountain A Religious Approach

Author: Martin Arndt
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3638866254
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Seminar paper from the year 2001 in the subject Theology - Miscellaneous, grade: good, University of Leipzig, language: English, abstract: James Arthur Baldwin was born to Emma Berdis Jones and an unknown father on August 2, 1924, in New York City. The fact that he did not know about the identity of his biological father haunted him all his life. Who was to become Baldwin's stepfather was a laborer and Pentecostal preacher who came - as part of the Great Migration - to New York in 1919 "seeking better social conditions and economic opportunities." (Kenan 1994: 26) After he married her, he began to preach in storefront churches and made a living of a job he had in a bottle factory on Long Island, and although he "worked steadily, until encroaching age and illness prohibited it," were his wages seldom high enough to feed his big family2, especially during the Great Depression. (Kenan: 27) As described in "Notes of a Native Son" this situation had contributed to his father's "intolerable bitterness of spirit."(Kenan: 88) It was "unrelieved bitterness and anger" that "drove [his father] away permanently in 1932." (Kenan: 27) James was very much influenced and shaped by his stepfather, and the problems that derived from his relationship to him became in my eyes a powerful motor for his poetry writings and determined his future decisions. To his father the young boys intelligence and his interest in books was but a source of danger, for "the Bible was the only book worth reading." (Kenan: 29) If it wasn't for Orilla "Bill" Miller, a white woman from the Midwest who stepped up against his fathers objections, and for Gertrude Ayer, a black principal who encouraged the young boy to write stories, plays and poems, James would have been deprived of a valuable education, because in the Baldwin household "education was suspect as a tool of the white devils not particularly useful to black men in a racist society that placed so many checks on their ambition." (Kenan: 31) James Ba