Univ Of Georgia Pr Paperback Books
Books pubblicati nella collana Univ Of Georgia Pr Paperback con argomento African American Families
Wolf Eva Sheppard
edizioni Univ of Georgia Pr collana Univ of Georgia Pr (Paperback) , 2012
In Almost Free, Eva Sheppard Wolf uses the story of Samuel Johnson, a free black man from Virginia attempting to free his family, to add detail and depth to our understanding of the lives of free blacks in the South.There were several paths to freedom for slaves, each of them difficult. After ten years of elaborate...
Killens John Oliver
edizioni Univ of Georgia Pr collana Univ of Georgia Pr (Paperback) , 2000
John Oliver Killens's landmark novel of social protest chronicles the lives of the Youngblood family and their friends in Crossroads, Georgia, from the turn of the century to the Great Depression. Its large cast of powerfully affecting characters includes Joe Youngblood, a tragic figure of heroic physical strength;...
edizioni Univ of Georgia Pr collana Univ of Georgia Pr (Paperback) , 1998
Julia Peterkin pioneered in demonstrating the literary potential for serious depictions of the African American experience. Rejecting the prevailing sentimental stereotypes of her times, she portrayed her black characters with sympathy and understanding, endowing them with the full dimensions of human consciousness....