Wings on My Feet: Black Ulysses at the Wars

Wings on My Feet Black Ulysses at the Wars One of the few depictions of African Americans in World War I Wings on My Feet follows the tale of Black Ulysses John Wesley Left Wing Gordon begun in Howard W Odum s Rainbow Round My Shoulder

  • Title: Wings on My Feet: Black Ulysses at the Wars
  • Author: Howard W. Odum Steven C. Tracy
  • ISBN: 9780253219237
  • Page: 253
  • Format: Paperback
  • One of the few depictions of African Americans in World War I, Wings on My Feet 1929 follows the tale of Black Ulysses, John Wesley Left Wing Gordon, begun in Howard W Odum s Rainbow Round My Shoulder IUP, 2006 On one level, the novel continues a symbolic journey of the African American spirit on another, it tracks the experiences of one black soldier from draft tOne of the few depictions of African Americans in World War I, Wings on My Feet 1929 follows the tale of Black Ulysses, John Wesley Left Wing Gordon, begun in Howard W Odum s Rainbow Round My Shoulder IUP, 2006 On one level, the novel continues a symbolic journey of the African American spirit on another, it tracks the experiences of one black soldier from draft to training, shipping out, landing, fighting, returning stateside, and reintegrating into society The book also explores broader social issues of race, war, and prejudice As the subtitle makes clear, it is the story not of one war but the various wars Black Ulysses has endured before, during, and after World War I.

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