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Drylongso

a self portrait of Black America

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Published by New Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Random House, c1980.

      Statement[edited by] John Langston Gwaltney.
      ContributionsGwaltney, John Langston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.86 .D77 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 291 p. ;
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1743588M
      ISBN 101565840801
      LC Control Number92050839
      OCLC/WorldCa27640675

        Directed by Cauleen Smith. With Toby Smith, April Barnett, Will Power, Channel Schafer. Drylongso follows a woman in a photography class who begins taking pictures of black men out of fear they will soon be extinct/10(52).   "Drylongso" is a hypnotic, joyful story from a distinguished writer -- one that, with the help of Jerry Pinkney's beautiful watercolor and pastel pictures, depicts well the dry land, the swirling.

      Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Drylongso () by Hamilton, Virginia/5(45). Drylongso: ordinary (in black dialect).m These are the kinds of people Syracuse University anthropologist John Langston Gwaltney interviewed for his "self-portrait" of black America.

      “Drylongso is a hypnotic, joyful story from a distinguished writer--one that, with the help of Jerry Pinkney’s beautiful watercolor and pastel pictures, depicts well the dry land, the swirling wind and earth, and an African-American family planting in hope with the help of a wondrous, dusty, divining stickfella.”   Drylongso Read Treat #1 Ask Dr. Marta Collier. WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: Virginia Hamilton opens the window to an African American view on .


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Their responses, recorded in Drylongso, are to American oral history what blues and jazz are to American music.

If the people in William H. Johnson's and Jacob Lawrence's paintings could talk, this is what they would by: “Drylongso is a hypnotic, joyful story from a distinguished writer--one that, with the help of Jerry Pinkney’s beautiful watercolor and pastel pictures, depicts well the dry land, the swirling wind and earth, and an African-American family planting in hope with the help of a wondrous, dusty, divining stickfella.”--Author: Virginia Hamilton.

Drylongso: A Self-Portrait of Black America. In writing his Self-Portrait of Black America, anthropologist, folklorist, and humanist John Gwaltney went in search of “Core Black People”—the ordinary men and women who make up black America—and asked them to define their culture/5.

“Drylongso is a hypnotic, joyful story from a distinguished writer--one that, with the help of Jerry Pinkney’s beautiful watercolor and pastel pictures, depicts well the dry land, the swirling wind and earth, and an African-A Lindy and her family are suffering through a long drought/5(10).

In writing his Self-Portrait of Black America, anthropologist, folklorist, and humanist John Gwaltney went in search of "Core Black People"--the ordinary men and women who make up black America--and asked them to define their culture.

Their responses, recorded in Drylongso, are to American oral history what blues and jazz are to American music. Gwaltney, a student of Dr. Margaret Mead, went in search of "Core Black People"--the ordinary men and women of Black America--and asked them to define their culture.

The result was an oral history of the ideas, values, and attitudes that inform Black life in America. "Drylongso" won the first Association of Black Anthropologists Publication Award Price Range: $ - $ “ Drylongso is a work which entertains even as it instructs and enlightens In writing his Self-Portrait of Black America, anthropologist, folklorist, and humanist John Gwaltney went in search of “Core Black People”—the ordinary men and women who make up black.

DRYLONGSO: A Self-Portrait of Black Americans. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. In reaction against portrayals of blacks as pimps and hustlers, anthropologist Gwaltney (Syracuse) here presents interviews with 41 black relatives, friends, and acquaintances.

Download Full Drylongso Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format. You also can read online Drylongso and write the review about the book. Search Results for “drylongso” – PDF Search Engine. This book is a 'self-portrait' of American Black culture, consisting of narratives of ordinary, or 'drylongso,' Black people.

The fieldwork was conducted in the early 's in a number of cities in the Northeast. The theme of the interviews seems to have been attitudes toward Whites.

HRAF analysis of personal narratives interferes with their continuity and thus with their personal quality. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education a family's distress is relieved by a young man called Drylongso, who literally blows into their lives with the storm.

SAVE TO LIST Other Books You Might Like. Drylongso, a term describing the nature of a drought, was originally passed down by generations of African Americans living during the Plantation Era.

People living during the hard times of a drought, like most people confronting difficult economic times, look to their culture's heroes.

“Drylongso is a hypnotic, joyful story from a distinguished writer--one that, with the help of Jerry Pinkney’s beautiful watercolor and pastel pictures, depicts well the dry land, the swirling wind and earth, and an African-American family planting in hope with the help of a wondrous, dusty, divining stickfella.”--The New York Times Book Review.

Drylongso by Virginia Hamilton and Jerry Pinkney. Growing up on a farm in the drought-stricken Midwest of the s, Lindy can barely read more. Growing up on a farm in the drought-stricken Midwest of the s, Lindy can barely remember a time when mud and. This drawing for the book Drylongso shows the folk hero running to keep ahead of a dust storm about to overtake him.

Author Virginia Hamilton () collaborated creatively with leading children's book illustrator Pinkney (b. ) to relate the story of a rural African-American family caught in the throes of a major drought in In a concluding note, Hamilton discusses the origins of the name she gives Drylongso, "a youth imbued with simple human kindness.

Not only does he personify drought. Drylongso is film by African American filmmaker Cauleen Smith and Salim Akil and is “part love story” and “part murder mystery” and deals with numerous issues relating to race and identity.

The film was screened at numerous film festivals around the United States and was nominated for and received numerous awards including The Independent Spirit Award, Silver Armadillo, Best Directed by: Cauleen Smith.

Named Drylongso for the periods of drought that ``lasted so long, folks thought it was just ordinary. Dry so long, it was common, like everyday,'' the strange boy brings with him the promise of new life--water.

The adults cautiously accept his peculiar nature--his mysterious arrival, his unknown origins, his aphoristic, at times prophetic. "Drylongso" is a book by Virginia Hamilton. genres: Fiction, Children's literature; Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Drylongso.

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available): The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender (). Drylongso; Drylongso. Virginia Hamilton. Illustrated by.

Jerry Pinkney. Publisher: Harcourt. Purchase Book. Colorín Colorado is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learners (ELLs).

Colorín Colorado is an. Drylongso is written by Virginia Hamilton, who is well known for writing other stories, such as M.C Higgins the Great and Many Thousand Gone.

This story is about a boy named Drylongso, who seems to be magical. Read to find out where he came from.Drylongso. Drylongso is a collection of Gwaltney's transcriptions of oral interviews with whom he described as "core black people", ordinary men and women who made up black America.

In the interviews, he asked people to define their culture. The book includes a glossary of African American terms, and interviews with 41 people from the Northeast United States.Gwaltney fascinated with African American culture captures it in Drylongso: “This book is a self-portrait of what I call the core black culture” (Gwaltney xxii).

Drylongso alongside Fikes & Lemon's work on African culture in Russia would makes for an interesting study in comparing the difference in Black culture and identity worldwide Followers: