[PDF] Download è The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life (Library of America E-Book Classics) | by ↠ Wallace Thurman


  • Title: The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life (Library of America E-Book Classics)
  • Author: Wallace Thurman
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  • Page: 254
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  • The Blacker the Berry 1929 , Wallace Thurman s debut novel, broke new ground as an exploration of issues of colorism, intra racial prejudice, and internalized racism in African American life Its protagonist, the young Emma Lou Morgan, is simply too dark for a world in which every kind of advancement seems to require a light complexion Seeking acceptance and opportunThe Blacker the Berry 1929 , Wallace Thurman s debut novel, broke new ground as an exploration of issues of colorism, intra racial prejudice, and internalized racism in African American life Its protagonist, the young Emma Lou Morgan, is simply too dark for a world in which every kind of advancement seems to require a light complexion Seeking acceptance and opportunity, she moves much like the dark skinned young Thurman had, four years before the novel s publication from Idaho to California to New York Harlem, the city of surprises, is in many ways the novel s true subject, its low down, licentious streets, glittering cabarets, and variegated cast of characters offering a rich backdrop for Emma Lou s ambivalent, picaresque progress.
    Wallace Thurman
    Wallace Henry Thurman 1902 1934 was an American novelist active during the Harlem Renaissance He also wrote essays, worked as an editor, and was a publisher of short lived newspapers and literary journals He is best known for his novel The Blacker the Berry A Novel of Negro Life 1929 , which explores discrimination within the black community based on skin color, with lighter skin being highly valued from


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