Soul on Ice
Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1992 - 242 pages
The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.
By turns shocking and lyrical, unblinking and raw, the searingly honest memoirs of Eldridge Cleaver are a testament to his unique place in American history. Cleaver writes in Soul on Ice, "I'm perfectly aware that I'm in prison, that I'm a Negro, that I've been a rapist, and that I have a Higher Uneducation." What Cleaver shows us, on the pages of this now classic autobiography, is how much he was a man.
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lationship with white women (still the cardinal taboo in the eyes of white and
black nationalists). He assured his readers, especially the eastern Left, which
had the power to make celebrities of those who supported its issues, that he was
ored girl for a pinup—no white women—and I'll let it stay up. Is that a deal?" I was
more embarrassed than shocked. He was laughing in my face. I called him two or
three dirty names and walked away. I can still recall his big moon-face, ...
In order to project an image of Ultrafemininity, the women of the elite repudiate
and abdicate the Domestic Function of the female (which is, in the female, the
counterpart of the function of Brute Power in the male). To enhance her image
and to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - davadog13 - LibraryThing
What began as a genuinely compelling look at a young man with a lot of anger and little direction, became a story of a man completely sure of himself, and almost entirely unrelatable. I definitely ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing
I think that you have to read and consider this book as a product of its times (originally published in 1968). I mean, everyone who cares knows that Eldridge Cleaver went on to become a member of the ... Consulter l'avis complet
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