The Gordon Star

Every student in Miss Conway’s class gets gold stars for good work, but Gordon, who is cheerful messy, has no to his name.

DIVAn anthology of articles from periodicals the 1890s, chosen to reflect various aspects American culture during last fin-de-siecle./div

African American short fiction can only be appreciated if read by first taking into account their multifarious responses to contemporary political, economic, social and cultural circumstances. The stories presented in Writing from the Black Soul illustrate how provocative ways writers second half of nineteenth century onwards explored a number themes that were relevant not development new original literary traditions but also advancement racial relationships post-slavery, segregated United States time.