Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Dilemmas of Racial Identity in Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s “The Stones of the Village”

by Renée Ruggeri In Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s “The Stones of the Village,” the protagonist Victor Grabért is faced with a identity dilemma that many light-skinned people with African ancestry, including Dunbar-Nelson herself, had to grapple with in the beginning of the … Continue reading

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George Washington Cable: Native Outsider and Social Activist

by Jack Lawler George Washington Cable has been called “the most important southern artist working in the late 19th century,” as well as the “first modern southern writer,” for his revolutionary treatment of important social issues, particularly racism and classism … Continue reading

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