WorldCat Identities

Blake, James 1922-1979

Overview
Works: 3 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 539 library holdings
Genres: Autobiographies  Biography  Short stories  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV9468, 365.60924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Blake
 
Most widely held works by James Blake
The joint by James Blake( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brieven aan vrienden waarin de auteur het gevangenisleven beschrijft, inclusief de homoseksuele aspecten daarvan
Nelson Algren's own book of lonesome monsters by Nelson Algren( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peas Island, Charleston, South Carolina, and Duval County Jail, Jacksonville, Florida, to Alexander Jensen Yow by James Blake( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Item 1 is Blake's response to Yow's letter (not present) apparently introducing himself to Blake and commenting on the Paris Review publication of Blake's prison letters. The first three letters are written from an island off South Carolina and discuss Blake's writing, jazz piano playing, and love affairs. The remainder of the letters are written from Duval County Jail, Florida, where Blake was awaiting trial for charges he described as "Breaking & Entry and Grand Larceny," and include descriptions of prison life, books he is reading, his writing, and a defense of homosexual love
 
Audience Level
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.39 for The joint ... to 0.88 for Peas Islan ...)

Alternative Names
Blake, James 1922- écrivain

James Blake British-American pianist and writer

Languages
English (12)