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The silver fleece

Florence Crannell Means

The silver fleece

a story of the Spanish in New Mexico

by Florence Crannell Means

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Published by Winston in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • New Mexico -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Florence Crannell Means and Carl Means. Illus. by Edwin L. Schmidt.
      SeriesLand of the free series
      ContributionsMeans, Carl, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.M46354 Si
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 213 p.
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6069400M
      LC Control Number50007750
      OCLC/WorldCa1598465

      Book Description HTML The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a remarkable portrait of racial prejudice at the turn of the twentieth century. Through the characters, Du Bois demonstrates the efficacy of self-sufficiency for those who face discrimination while championing the benefits of strength in diversity to American society as a whole.


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The "silver fleece," of course, refers to cotton and the novel is set against the complex web of the cotton industry at the turn of the last century. The characters are the Southern plantation W.E.B. DuBois was a pioneer sociologist, political scientist, social activist and co-founder of the N.A.A.C.P.

Near the end of his career he attempted to broaden the audience of his ideas and philosophy by writing fiction.4/5(31). This classic novel by a renowned sociologist and civil-rights leader examines issues of race, class, and gender in early 20th-century America.

Its romance between young lovers becomes increasingly urgent and dramatic in the shadow of the "silver fleece" — the cotton industry, which forms a nexus of Northern finance and Southern politics/5(14).

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This book, written inhas themes and characters like those in "Song of Solomon", "Aunt Hagars Children", and "Flight to Canada".

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Originally published inThe Quest of the Silver Fleece was the first novel to come from world-famous sociologist and civil-rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois. A controversial title of its time, the novel chronicles the complex interactions between Northern financing and Southern politics as it follows the story of free-spirited Zora, child of a Southern swamp, and her romance with Yankee-educated Bles.

The Quest of the Silver Fleece is an example of how Du Bois used fictional narratives to aestheticize the Black educational experience and give it a heroic trajectory. For Du Bois and other Black writers of academic novels, the form is a means by which they articulate their subjectivity as intellectuals, as artists, and as producers of knowledge.

With its frank and clear language, The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a remarkable portrait of racial prejudice at the turn of the twentieth century. Through the characters, Du Bois demonstrates the efficacy of self-sufficiency for those who face discrimination while championing the benefits of strength in diversity to American society as a whole.

At Silver Fleece, we use high quality Australian yarns and fabrics to produce a range of knitwear that is unique, safe and sustainable. We’re a % Australian owned and operated company manufacturing in Adelaide, South Australia. Silver Fleece was black activist Du Bois's first foray into fiction.

The novel remains true to the author's roots, as it tells the story of a Southern woman and Northern man, politics, power, 5/5(1). First published inhis novel The Quest of the Silver Fleece brilliantly combines heartfelt romance with striking social commentary.

Set against the turbulent background of the cotton 5/5(1). The Quest of the Silver Fleece Book Description: Set in Alabama and Washington, D.C., in the early part of the twentieth century, W. Du Bois's first novel weaves the themes of racial equality and understanding through the stark reality of prejudice and bias.

Quest of the Silver Fleece After years of publishing academic and popular-press works Du Bois penned his first novel, The Quest of the Silver Fleece ; it was published in It detailed the story of two African American youths, a male named Blessed Alwyn (“Bles”) and a female named Zora.

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After publishing "The Souls of Black Folk inW.E.B. Du Bois turned to fiction to continue his vital message on race in America. In he published this well -written social protest novel.

In "The Quest of the Silver Fleece," Du Bois artfully weaves themes of racial equality and understanding with the stark realities of prejudice and bias.

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Create # Book League of America\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n wdrs. The Quest of the Silver Fleece (the Oxford W. Du Bois) Published March 15th by Oxford University Press, USA Hardcover, pagesCited by:   "The Quest of the Silver Fleece: A Novel" by W.E.B.

Du Bois is a novel that examines American's prejudices during the 20th Century. Zora is a child of the Southern swamp and she falls in love with an educated Yankee Bles. Can these two lovers overcome poverty?Pages: 1.

Describe how the main character of “The Quest of the Silver Fleece” and the speaker of “Home” feel initially and how each one’s feelings change over time. In your response, be sure to do the following: Describe how the character in “The Quest of the Silver Fleece” feels at the.

The story of Zora, from a Southern Swamp, and her romance with Yankee-educated Bles, who has the chance to claim political power in a corrupt manner.

Also a part of the novel is the silver fleece, a crop of cotton with symbolic meaning.5/5(1). A controversial title of its time, the novel chronicles the complex interactions between Northern financing and Southern politics as it follows the story of free-spirited Zora, child of a Southern swamp, and her romance with Yankee-educated Bles, who will eventually face the opportunity to claim political power through corrupt means.

In the middle of it all is the silver fleece, a crop of 4/5(1). In The Quest of the Silver Fleece there is little, I ween, divine or ingenious; but, at least, I have been honest. In no fact or picture have I consciously set down aught the counterpart of which I have not seen or known; and whatever the finished picture may lack of completeness, this lack is due now to the story-teller, now to the artist, but.

The Quest of the Silver Fleece William Edward Burghardt Du Bois Last week, aro people downloaded books from my site - 8 people gave donations. These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create. I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so.

If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £).Author: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois. Some of our Silver Books are divided into multiple parts. use our Guide by clicking on the link below. You may also view a short description of the book's contents by clicking on 'Product details'.

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Here, a traditionally educated boy and an unschooled “swamp girl” each begin a journey toward love, ambition and redemption in the “Old South.” First Page: THE QUEST OF THE SILVER FLEECE. A Novel. W.E.B. DU BOIS. A.C. McClurg. THE QUEST OF THE SILVER FLEECE A Novel W.E.B.

DU BOIS A.C. McClurg & Co. Contents THE QUEST OF THE SILVER FLEECE Note from the Author 3 One: DREAMS 5 Two: THE SCHOOL 12 Three: MISS MARY TAYLOR 16 Four: TOWN 23 Five: ZORA 33 Six: COTTON 42 Seven: THE PLACE OF DREAMS 53 Eight: MR.

HARRY CRESSWELL 66 Nine: THE PLANTING 74 Ten: MR. TAYLOR. He wrote the play Marrowbone Lane and an autobiography The Silver Fleece, both in The book Straight On (), with Han Hogerzeil, whom he later married, recounts the liberation of Belsen.

Other books included The Ultimate Value () about the refugee children, A Doctor’s Nigeria (), and To Be a Pilgrim (). The Quest of the Silver Fleece should be read along with Du Bois' Darkwater and The Souls of Black Folk. To find out more about the neo-slavery which thrived in the South after the Civil War, read the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A.

Blackmon. All of these fine, provocative books are available on Audible. The quest of the silver fleece: a novel by W. Du Bois; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Swamps, Cotton trade, Rejection (Psychology. The Quest of the Silver Fleece is W. Du Bois's powerful first novel about Zora, a determined black woman who seeks to transcend race and class.

Following the same path of the Greek myth, Du Bois's novel confronts not only economic and political circumstances, but also racial and social issues of. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Pine Street Books: The Quest of the Silver Fleece (Paperback) at Originally published inThe Quest of the Silver Fleece was the first novel to come from world-famous sociologist and civil-rights leader W.E.B.

Du Bois.A controversial title of its time, the novel chronicles the complex interactions between Northern financing and Southern politics as it follows the story of free-spirited Zora, child of a Southern swamp, and her romance with Yankee.

SUMMARY. Du Bois begins Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece describing a cotton field through the use of the Greek myth, The Golden Fleece. The cotton mill, as the most important part of the South, was the golden fleece of the day.The Quest of the Silver Fleece reflects the attitudes and mindset of Americans-Northerners and Southerners, rich and poor, Black and White-at the dawn of the century.

The Silver Fleece, cotton, could be the answer to Zora and Bles' prayers in overcoming poverty. While attending Miss Smith's School in rural Alabama, they lovingly nurture their crop.Genre/Form: Love stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Du Bois, W.E.B.

(William Edward Burghardt), Quest of the silver fleece.