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Beneath the contest of intellectual arguments, then, the real battle may be one of economic survival, which Constantia had learned so well in her days of poverty. It is a deadly conflict in which she wins her final victory over Ormond.
Although they illustrate well the range of verse from which, under his father's tutelage, the young Bryant learned his craft, they are merely the last vestiges of those poetic masters from whom the young man quickly established his ...
But he learned lessons in endurance and pride from his grandmother; the stories she told were full of respect for the Negro race and for people who worked, schemed, and fought. From this experience, as Hughes said in his autobiography, ...
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American writers: a collection of literary biographiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This supplement, the latest addition to the well-known "American Writers'' series, includes 29 authors. All except Frederick Douglass, the 19th-century orator and writer, are 20th-century poets ... Read full review