Bright Skin: A Novel

Bright Skin: A Novel by Julia Peterkin

Title: Bright Skin: A Novel
Author: Julia Peterkin
ISBN10: 0820319546
ISBN13: 978-0820319544
Publisher: University of Georgia Press (February 1, 1998)
Language: English
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Size PDF: 1498 kb
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Rating: 4.2/5
Votes: 398
Pages: 360 pages
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Bright Skin: A Novel by Julia Peterkin


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Julia Peterkin pioneered in demonstrating the literary potential for serious depictions of the African American experience. Rejecting the prevailing sentimental stereotypes of her times, she portrayed her black characters with sympathy and understanding, endowing them with the full dimensions of human consciousness. In these novels and stories, she tapped the richness of rural southern black culture and oral traditions to capture the conflicting realities in an African American community and to reveal a grace and courage worthy of black pride.