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Sugar Manufacturing In The West Indies: A Study Of Innovation And Variation, Linda Gail France Jan 1984

Sugar Manufacturing In The West Indies: A Study Of Innovation And Variation, Linda Gail France

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Bosom Buddies And Lonely Hearts, Daryl Cumber Dance Jan 1984

Bosom Buddies And Lonely Hearts, Daryl Cumber Dance

English Faculty Publications

In Ossie Davis' Purlie Victorius, Ol' Cap'n nostalgically reminisces about the good old days when he enjoyed what he recollects as close loving relationships with Blacks. He recalls to Gitlow "how you and me growed up together. Had the same mammy - my mammy was your mother." And Gitlow responds, "Yessir! Bosom buddies." Despite the satire and irony with which Ossie Davis consciously invests this scene, it suggest to me another irony - one which Davis certainly did not intend - and that is that one of the images of the Black woman which has frequently been shared by both Black and ...