Virginia Hamilton | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Louis D. Mitchell

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Virginia Hamilton.
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Critical Essay by Louis D. Mitchell

Virginia Hamilton is a craftsman, often good at being just that and nothing more. Biographical artist she is not, in [Paul Robeson: The Life and Times of a Free Black Man], perhaps because of her lack of range and her deficient sympathy in capturing, even for children, the protean character of Paul Robeson. She merely suggests and, given the stature of Robeson, one ought to expect and receive more depth, more insight from a biographer. Perhaps this biography has merit in being pitched to a youthful reader's level—if one is to consider the very young as less intelligent, less worthy of art, less lucid in perception.

Robeson has suffered greatly for his opinions but he stands immensely above and beyond those who tried to destroy him, to abuse him, to rid the world of his vast...

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