Calling the wind: twentieth century African-American short stories
The phrase "calling the wind" originated during slavery days, when slaves depended on the wind to lend force to a task or to carry the voice across a distance. This highly readable collection of stories follows the concerns of the black community from Reconstruction to modern African-American culture. More than 50 contributors include Gloria Naylor, Zora Neale Hurston, and Al Young.
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Paul Laurence Dunbar The Ingrate 1900
Jean Toomer Esther 1923
Claude McKay Truant 1932
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