ERIC Number: ED087010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Violence in the Black Imagination: Essays and Documents.
Takaki, Ronald T.
These essays and documents, on and by Frederick Douglass, Martin Delany, and William Wells Brown focus on the oppression which they experienced and on violence and rebellion as it appears in the literature which they created. The chapters discuss Frederick Douglass and violence, rage in the fiction of Martin Delany, and the fiction of William Wells Brown, and include "The Heroic Slave" by Frederick Douglass, "Blake: or, The Huts of America" by Martin Delany, and "Clotelle: A Tale of the Southern States" by W. W. Brown. A bibliographical essay concludes the volume. (LL)
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Black Attitudes, Black Education, Black History, Black Influences, Black Literature, Blacks, Emotional Response, Fantasy, Identification (Psychology), Imagination, Racial Relations, Violence
G. P. Putman's Sons, Capricorn Books, 200 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10016 ($3.25 paper)
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