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The silver fleece

Robert Collis

The silver fleece

an autobiography

by Robert Collis

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & company, inc. in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collis, Robert, -- 1900-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Collis; decorated by T. G. Wilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR489.C65 A3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 294 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22902022M
    LC Control Number37009897

      "The Quest of the Silver Fleece: A Novel" by W.E.B. Du Bois is a novel that examines American's prejudices during the 20th Century. Zora is a child of the Southern swamp and she falls in love with an educated Yankee Bles. Can these two lovers overcome poverty?Pages: 1. Describe how the main character of “The Quest of the Silver Fleece” and the speaker of “Home” feel initially and how each one’s feelings change over time. In your response, be sure to do the following: Describe how the character in “The Quest of the Silver Fleece” feels at the.

      The story of Zora, from a Southern Swamp, and her romance with Yankee-educated Bles, who has the chance to claim political power in a corrupt manner. Also a part of the novel is the silver fleece, a crop of cotton with symbolic meaning.5/5(1). A controversial title of its time, the novel chronicles the complex interactions between Northern financing and Southern politics as it follows the story of free-spirited Zora, child of a Southern swamp, and her romance with Yankee-educated Bles, who will eventually face the opportunity to claim political power through corrupt means. In the middle of it all is the silver fleece, a crop of 4/5(1).

    In The Quest of the Silver Fleece there is little, I ween, divine or ingenious; but, at least, I have been honest. In no fact or picture have I consciously set down aught the counterpart of which I have not seen or known; and whatever the finished picture may lack of completeness, this lack is due now to the story-teller, now to the artist, but. The Quest of the Silver Fleece William Edward Burghardt Du Bois Last week, aro people downloaded books from my site - 8 people gave donations. These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create. I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £).Author: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois.


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The "silver fleece," of course, refers to cotton and the novel is set against the complex web of the cotton industry at the turn of the last century. The characters are the Southern plantation W.E.B. DuBois was a pioneer sociologist, political scientist, social activist and co-founder of the N.A.A.C.P.

Near the end of his career he attempted to broaden the audience of his ideas and philosophy by writing fiction.4/5(31). This classic novel by a renowned sociologist and civil-rights leader examines issues of race, class, and gender in early 20th-century America. Its romance between young lovers becomes increasingly urgent and dramatic in the shadow of the "silver fleece" — the cotton industry, which forms a nexus of Northern finance and Southern politics/5(14).

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Originally published inThe Quest of the Silver Fleece was the first novel to come from world-famous sociologist and civil-rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois. A controversial title of its time, the novel chronicles the complex interactions between Northern financing and Southern politics as it follows the story of free-spirited Zora, child of a Southern swamp, and her romance with Yankee-educated Bles.

The Quest of the Silver Fleece is an example of how Du Bois used fictional narratives to aestheticize the Black educational experience and give it a heroic trajectory. For Du Bois and other Black writers of academic novels, the form is a means by which they articulate their subjectivity as intellectuals, as artists, and as producers of knowledge.

With its frank and clear language, The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a remarkable portrait of racial prejudice at the turn of the twentieth century.

Through the characters, Du Bois demonstrates the efficacy of self-sufficiency for those who face discrimination while championing the benefits of strength in diversity to American society as a whole.

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Silver Fleece was black activist Du Bois's first foray into fiction. The novel remains true to the author's roots, as it tells the story of a Southern woman and Northern man, politics, power, 5/5(1). First published inhis novel The Quest of the Silver Fleece brilliantly combines heartfelt romance with striking social commentary.

Set against the turbulent background of the cotton 5/5(1). The Quest of the Silver Fleece Book Description: Set in Alabama and Washington, D.C., in the early part of the twentieth century, W.

Du Bois's first novel weaves the themes of racial equality and understanding through the stark reality of prejudice and bias. Quest of the Silver Fleece After years of publishing academic and popular-press works Du Bois penned his first novel, The Quest of the Silver Fleece ; it was published in It detailed the story of two African American youths, a male named Blessed Alwyn (“Bles”) and a female named Zora.

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Du Bois - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. After publishing "The Souls of Black Folk inW.E.B. Du Bois turned to fiction to continue his vital message on race in America.

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