With This Appreciation Of Three Very Different Black Writers, Novelist Darryl Pinckney Reminds Us That Marginal Or Neglected Literary Figures Have A Lot To Tell Us About The History Of A People Who Are Always Outsiders Born In Jamaica In , J A Rogers Was An Early Member Of The Harlem Renaissance A Newspaper Columnist, Historian Of Negro Achievement, Polemicist Against White Supremacy, And Amateur Sociologist Of Interracial Sex As Evidenced In His Massive Three Volume Work Sex And Race Vincent O Carter, Who Came Of Age In S Kansas City, Wrote The Bern Book, An Exploration Of Being Black In A Swiss Rather Than An American Setting Caryl Phillips, A Son Of The Generation Of Black Caribbeans Who Returned To Great Britain After The Second World War, Has Explored The Psychology Of Migration In Fiction And Nonfiction That Include The Final Passage, Higher Ground, And The Nature Of Blood Pinckney S Essays On These Writers, Drawn From His Alain Locke Lectures At Harvard University, Give Us A Rich Understanding Of What It Has Meant To Be Children Of The Diaspora Over The Past Century
Darryl Pinckney is an American novelist, playwright, and essayist.Pinckney grew up in a middle class African American family in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he attended local public schools He was educated at Columbia University in New York.
- 176 pages
- Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature
- Darryl Pinckney
- 17 October 2018 Darryl Pinckney