Soul on ice
Dell, 1968 - 210 pages
[This book is a] honest memoirs of Eldridge Cleaver. [It is a] testament to his unique place in American history. [In the book, he] shows us, on the pages of this now classic autobiography, is how much he was a man. -Back cover.
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Every institution in America is tainted by the mystique of race, and the question of
masculinity is confused by the presence of both a "white" man and a "black" man
here. One was the master and the other was the slave until a moment ago when ...
"The Omnipotent Administrator conceded to the Super- masculine Menial all of
the attributes of masculinity associated with the Body: strength, brute power,
muscle, even the beauty of the brute body. Except one. There was this single
Enshrining Her on a pedestal, he goes off seeking confirmation of his insecure
masculinity elsewhere. Since the women of the elite tend to become the same,
i.e., to project a homogeneous image of Ultrafemininity, they cannot, in the end, ...
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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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