Showing Results for
- Literature Criticism (5)
From: CommonwealThe man who would understand miracles is as dull as the general who drafts answers to an army of rhetorical questions. Yet in literature at least, miracles have to seem natural—that is, as belonging to the nature of...
From: The New Republic[In the excerpt below, Rampersad considers Brown the “true epic poet of modern Harlem,” based on Brown's writings, Manchild in the Promised Land and The Children of Ham.] Harlem is once again on Claude Brown's mind,...
From: The New York Times[“The Children of Ham” concerns] a group of young black people ranging in age from 14 to 22, who live as a “family” in a condemned tenement in upper Harlem, a shell of a building owned, we are told, by the City of New...
From: The New York TimesThe scene [in “Manchild in the Promised Land”] is Harlem, the street, the trap, and the first word of Mr. Brown's narrative is the imperative, “Run!” But at the moment he could not run. He was 13 years old, a veteran of...
From: New StatesmanBrown lived through the ordeal of early adolescence because he was tough, intelligent and lucky. He cut loose from his parents, came of age in the school prisons where he was fortunate enough to find a few white...
Choose how you want to be alerted when new results for your search become available.
Subscribe to Gale's RSS feed to get content delivered to your favorite RSS aggregator. Copy and paste the URL below into your reader:
Tell us where to send the alert and how often you want to receive it