Dark Symphony and Other Works

Dark Symphony and Other Works

by Elizabeth Laura Adams
     
 

Dark Symphony (1942), the autobiography of Catholic-convert Elizabeth Laura Adams (1909-?), has as its central motif the author's search for spiritual peace while faced, to a certain degree, with racial discrimination. Also included in this volume are several of Adams's stories, articles, and poems, and draft excerpts from her autobiography as published in the… See more details below

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Dark Symphony (1942), the autobiography of Catholic-convert Elizabeth Laura Adams (1909-?), has as its central motif the author's search for spiritual peace while faced, to a certain degree, with racial discrimination. Also included in this volume are several of Adams's stories, articles, and poems, and draft excerpts from her autobiography as published in the Catholic journal The Torch.

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The series, a sequel to the 40-volume "Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers", brings back into print writers who otherwise would be unknown to contemporary readers, and makes available lesser-known texts by established writers. "Dark Symphony" (1942) is the autobiography of Catholic-convert Adams (1909-?); also included is an extensive introduction and several of Adams's stories, articles, and poems, and draft excerpts from her autobiography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780783814292
Publisher:
Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/1996
Series:
African-American Women Writers, 1910-1940 Ser.
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.47(h) x 1.24(d)

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