Killers of the Dream

Lillian Smith (Author)
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Description


"I began to see racism and its rituals of segregation as a symptom of a grave illness," Smith wrote. "When people think more of their skin color than of their souls, something has happened to them." Today, readers are rediscovering in Smith's writings a forceful analysis of the dynamics of racism, as well as her prophetic understanding of the connections between racial and sexual oppression.

Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
July 17, 1994
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.58 X 0.68 X 8.24 inches | 0.56 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393311600
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About the Author

Lillian Smith (1897 - 1966) was a novelist, essayist, and one of the first prominent white southerners to denounce racial segregation openly and to work actively against the entrenched and often brutally enforced world of Jim Crow. Author of Killers of the Dream, The Journey, and One Hour and recipient of the Southern Authors Award in 1950, she was both celebrated and condemned for Strange Fruit, her first, and most accomplished, novel.