Chronicles Magazine September 1995

  • VIEWS

    Black English

    "Black English" is clearly a strategy for dealing with whites in predominantly white institutions. In positing an insurmountable inability on the part of whites to understand blacks, it is stronger than the fashionable "insensitivity" thesis.

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    Babylon Revisited

    This snowball of a book, gathering mass as it accelerates, is studded with accretions and revisions. A work of cultural criticism rather than of mere literary or even social history, it seems to make its own rules as it goes.

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