SUMMARY ë Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? Nd his ultimate and final act of foolishness And in the title story a recent college graduate realizes the limits of the civil rights movement and the personal and romantic conseuences it holds for herBoth contemporary and timeless Whatever Happened to Interracial Love is a major and long overdue addition to our literary canon. This collection of uiet thoughtful stories is excellent They offer an unvarnished picture of life in the 1960s a time of unrest that straddled the ages I happened to read the stories while I was also reading John Lewis s March Trilogy and they are a wonderful complement to each other Collins offers the perspective of an African American woman yet never letting race be the entire story The stories are also about friendship love family and making your way in a changing world I particularly love her descriptive language For example she says of one character His children had grown up inside his sorrow Or of the times It is a time that calls forth the most picturesue of metaphors for we are swimming along in the mythical underbelly of America there where it is soft and prickly where you may rub your nose against the grainy sands of illusion and come up bleedingI m so glad this previously hidden work has come to light
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SUMMARY ë Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? African American experience into her characters' lives and creating rich and devastatingly familiar characters who transcend symbolismIn The Uncle a young girl who idolizes her handsome uncle and his beautiful wife makes a haunting discovery about their lives In Only Once a woman reminisces about her charming daredevil of a lover a. Just finished this A pretty damn appropriate book to be reading right now An incredible collection of short stories from the 1960 s that feel current and poignant They all also have several ways in which they could be read and each has a little twist to surprise you Incredible Do readKathleen Collins É 0 SUMMARY
SUMMARY ë Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? Exuberant poignant perceptive and full of grace these sixteen stories by Kathleen Collins explore deep far reaching issues relating to race gender family and sexuality that shape the ordinary moments in our lives Collins's work masterfully blends the uotidian and the profound in a personal intimate way seamlessly integrating the. Elegant collection of stories Fascinating to read fiction from a black woman about blackness in the early 1960s There is a real edge a slyness to many of the stories And there is always a moment in each story where you realize the work Collins is doing beneath the skin of the story The title story in particular is a masterpiece
- Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?
- Kathleen Collins
- 22 February 2020