Black No More: Being An Account of the Strange and Wonderful Workings of Science in the Land of the Free, A.D. 1933-1940

TitleBlack No More: Being An Account of the Strange and Wonderful Workings of Science in the Land of the Free, A.D. 1933-1940
Year for Search1931
AuthorsSchuyler, George S[amuel](1895-1977)
Date Published1931
PublisherThe Macauley Co.
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAfrican American author, Male author
Annotation

Satire. The personal and social effects of a process to whiten black skins. See also 1936-37 and 1937-38 Schuyler. His “Our Greatest Gift to America.” Ebony and Topaz: A Collectanea, Ed. Charles Spurgeon Johnson (New York: Opportunity, Journal of Negro Life: National Urban League, 1927). Rpt. in Anthology of American Negro Literature. Ed. V. F. Calverton (New York: The Modern Library, 1929), 405-12 resonates with this book in that the gift is flattering whites. See also the author’s autobiography, Black and Conservative: The Autobiography of George S. Schuyler. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1966; and Rac[e]ing to the Right: Selected Essays of George S. Schuyler. Ed. Jeffrey B. Leak. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969; College Park, MD: McGrath Publishing Co., 1969; Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 1989; without the subtitle. London: The X Press, 1998; as Black No More. A Novel. New York: The Modern Library, 1999 with an “Introduction” by Ishmael Reed (ix-xiii); with the subtitle in Harlem Renaissance: Four Novels of the 1930s. Not Without Laughter Langston Hughes Black No More George Schuyler The Conjure Man Dies Rudolph Fisher Black Thunder Arna Bontemps. Ed. Rafia Zafar (New York: The Library of America, 2011), 219-372; and with the subtitle New York: Penguin Books, 2018, with an “Introduction” by Danzy Senna (ix-xix)An excerpt was rpt. in Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora. Ed. Sheree R. Thomas (New York: Warner Books, 2000), 35-50; and in Norton Anthology of African-American Literature. Ed. Henry, Louis Gates, Jr. and Valerie Smith. 2 vols. 3rd. ed. (New York: W.W. Norton, 2014), 1: 122-37. 

Info Notes

See the author’s autobiography, Black and Conservative: The Autobiography of George S. Schuyler. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1966; and Rac[e]ing to the Right: Selected Essays of George S. Schuyler. Ed. Jeffrey B. Leak. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001.

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Author Note

The author (1895-1977) was an African-American journalist.

Full Text

1931 Schuyler, George S[amuel] (1895-1977). Black No More: Being An Account of the Strange and Wonderful Workings of Science in the Land of the Free, A.D. 1933-1940. New York: Macauley. Rpt. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969; College Park, MD: McGrath Publishing Co., 1969; Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 1989, with a “Foreword to the 1989 Edition” by James A. Miller (1-12); without the subtitle. London: The X Press, 1998; as Black No More. A Novel. New York: The Modern Library, 1999 with an “Introduction” by Ishmael Reed (ix-xiii); with the subtitle in Harlem Renaissance: Four Novels of the 1930s. Not Without Laughter Langston Hughes Black No More George Schuyler The Conjure Man Dies Rudolph Fisher Black Thunder Arna Bontemps. Ed. Rafia Zafar (New York: The Library of America, 2011), 219-372; and with the subtitle New York: Penguin Books, 2018, with an “Introduction” by Danzy Senna (ix-xix). Excerpt rpt. in Norton Anthology of African-American Literature. Ed. Henry, Louis Gates, Jr. and Valerie Smith. 2 vols. 3rd. ed. (New York: W.W. Norton, 2014), 1: 122-37. L, PSt

Satire. The personal and social effects of a process to whiten black skins. See also 1936-37 and 1937-38 Schuyler. His “Our Greatest Gift to America.” Ebony and Topaz: A Collectanea, Ed. Charles Spurgeon Johnson (New York: Opportunity, Journal of Negro Life: National Urban League, 1927). Rpt. in Anthology of American Negro Literature. Ed. V. F. Calverton (New York: The Modern Library, 1929), 405-12 resonates with this book in that the gift is flattering whites. See also the author’s autobiography, Black and Conservative: The Autobiography of George S. Schuyler. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1966; and Rac[e]ing to the Right: Selected Essays of George S. Schuyler. Ed. Jeffrey B. Leak. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001. The author was an African-American author journalist.