Black No More (Penguin Classics) by George S. Schuyler,Danzy Senna PDF

By George S. Schuyler,Danzy Senna

The landmark comedian satire that asks, “What may ensue if all black humans in the United States grew to become white?”

It’s New Year’s Day 1933 in big apple urban, and Max Disher, a tender black guy, has simply figured out sure Dr. Junius Crookman has came upon a mysterious approach that permits humans to bleach their pores and skin white—a new strategy to “solve the yank race problem.” Max leaps on the chance, and after a quick remain on the Crookman Sanitarium, he turns into Matthew Fisher, a white guy who’s capable of reach every little thing he’s ever sought after: funds, energy, sturdy liquor, and the white lady who rejected him while he was once black.

Lampooning myths of white supremacy and racial purity and caricaturing sought after African American leaders like W. E. B. Du Bois, Madam C. J. Walker, and Marcus Garvey, Black No More is a masterwork of speculative fiction and a hilarious satire of America’s obsession with race.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more desirable by way of introductions and notes via unique students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.

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