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Green Thursday

Green Thursday

by Julia Peterkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820319554

ISBN-13: 9780820319551

Pub. Date: 02/01/1998

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

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. In these novels and stories, she tapped the

Overview

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. In these novels and stories, she tapped the richness of rural southern black culture and oral traditions to capture the conflicting realities in an African American community and to reveal a grace and courage worthy of black pride.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820319551
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
375,033
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.52(d)

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