Virginia Hamilton | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Elaine Landau

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Critical Essay by Elaine Landau

[Until] recently it was rare to find an American under 18 who knew who Paul Robeson is. However, within less than a year, several of his old films have been revived, black students at Rutgers named their student center for him, and a three part series on Robeson, sponsored by National Educational Television, won an Emmy.

Now Robeson's renaissance is further enhanced by Virginia Hamilton's outstanding biography [Paul Robeson: The Life and Times of a Free Black Man]. In a lively narrative style, she recounts Robeson's life from the warmth of his closely knit family, through his professional and political growth, to his persecution during the McCarthy witch-hunt and its final resolution. Virginia Hamilton actually tells two stories, so skillfully interwoven they are indivisible—Robeson as the black singer and actor refusing to play &#x...

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