The Price of the Ticket

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The Price of the Ticket
First edition
AuthorJames Baldwin
CountryUnited States
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
Publication date

The Price of the Ticket is a collection of James Baldwin's writing that was published in 1985. It is a collection of essays spanning the years from 1948 to 1985. These are Baldwin's commentaries on race in America.

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket is a 1989 biographical film by director Karen Thorsen.[1][2]

List of essays[edit]

  1. Introduction : The Price of the Ticket
  2. The Harlem Ghetto
  3. Lockridge : "The American Myth"
  4. Journey to Atlanta
  5. Everybody's Protest Novel
  6. Encounter on the Seine : Black Meets Brown
  7. Princes and Powers
  8. Many Thousands Gone
  9. Stranger in the Village
  10. A Question of Identity
  11. The Male Prison
  12. Carmen Jones : The Dark Is Light Enough
  13. Equal in Paris
  14. Notes of a Native Son
  15. Faulkner and Desegregation
  16. The Crusade of Indignation
  17. A Fly in Buttermilk
  18. The Discovery of What It Means to Be an American
  19. On Catfish Row
  20. Nobody Knows My Name
  21. The Northern Protestant
  22. Fifth Avenue, Uptown
  23. They Can't Turn Back
  24. In Search of a Majority
  25. Notes for a Hypothetical Novel
  26. The Dangerous Road Before Martin Luther King
  27. East River, Downtown
  28. Alas, Poor Richard
  29. The Black Boy Looks at the White Boy
  30. The New Lost Generation
  31. The Creative Process
  32. Color
  33. A Talk to Teachers
  34. The Fire Next Time
  35. Nothing Personal
  36. Words of a Native Son
  37. The American Dream and the American Negro
  38. White Man's Guilt
  39. A Report from Occupied Territory
  40. Negroes Are Anti-Semitic Because They're Anti-White
  41. White Racism or World Community?
  42. Sweet Lorraine
  43. No Name in the Street
  44. A Review Of Roots
  45. The Devil Finds Work
  46. An Open Letter to Mr. Carter
  47. Every Good-Bye Ain't Gone
  48. If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?
  49. An Open Letter to the Born Again
  50. Dark Days
  51. Notes on the House of Bondage
  52. Here Be Dragons


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