How I Wrote Jubilee: And Other Essays on Life and Literature #2020

How I Wrote Jubilee: And Other Essays on Life and Literature Margaret Walker How I Wrote Jubilee And Other Essays on Life and Literature This first comprehensive collection of Margaret Walker s autobiographical and literary essays has been acclaimed as a powerful social history and as a serious study of black American literature Kirkus

  • Title: How I Wrote Jubilee: And Other Essays on Life and Literature
  • Author: Margaret Walker
  • ISBN: 9781558610033
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Hardcover
  • How I Wrote Jubilee: And Other Essays on Life and Literature Margaret Walker This first comprehensive collection of Margaret Walker s autobiographical and literary essays has been acclaimed as a powerful social history and as a serious study of black American literature Kirkus Review In the title essay, Walker recounts the search for family and social history from which she wrote her carefully researched novel of the Civil War The autobiographiThis first comprehensive collection of Margaret Walker s autobiographical and literary essays has been acclaimed as a powerful social history and as a serious study of black American literature Kirkus Review In the title essay, Walker recounts the search for family and social history from which she wrote her carefully researched novel of the Civil War The autobiographical essays reflect on her work and her life as an artist, as African American, and a woman, while the literary essays examine the writings of such giants as Richard Wright, W.E.B DuBois, Phyllis Wheatley, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and others Spanning a half century 1943to 1988 , these brilliant, intimate writings capture the flavor of the times and powerfully convey the social and literary thoughts that distinguishes Walker as one of the intellectual beacons of her generation Booklist
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    1. If there was anything that almost threatened to ruin the tone of this book for me, it was Walker s essay about a man who had at some point been a very close friend Richard Wright Although enticing, it is missing some of the objectivity of an essay and at times made me doubt her art of narrative nonfiction The controversial biography she wrote about Wright isn t one I would read either, since I would go into it thinking that some agenda or vengeance was outlined Some sections of the essay give gr [...]

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