The Resource Black no more, George S. Schuyler, (electronic resource)

Black no more, George S. Schuyler, (electronic resource)

Label
Black no more
Title
Black no more
Statement of responsibility
George S. Schuyler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1931, "Black No More" is a clever and important satirical novel by George S. Schuyler which was written during the creative time of the Harlem Renaissance. This humorous and insightful work explores what would happen if blackness could be erased and black people could choose to become white. The novel begins with the central character Max Disher, a young, intelligent and ambitious black man, finding himself lonely and rejected on New Year's Eve at a speakeasy in Harlem. He hears about a new scientific procedure called "Black-No-More" that can change black skin to white. Max decides to undergo the transformation and changes his name to Matthew Fisher. Life is not as easy as he has imagined it will be. He ends up joining a white supremacist organization and must continue to hide his true identity in a new and dangerous world. Schuyler's novel was far ahead of its time and tackled racial issues that continue to plague the modern world. The novel's cutting social commentary, disguised with humor and satire, criticizes both the politics of black empowerment, white nationalism, and bigotry. "Black No More" continues to be as entertaining and thought-provoking today as when it was first written
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1895-1977
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Schuyler, George S.
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • African Americans
  • Human skin color
  • African Americans
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Black no more, George S. Schuyler, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420963557
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12460848
Publisher number
MWT12460848
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Black no more, George S. Schuyler, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420963557
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12460848
Publisher number
MWT12460848
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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