Violets And Other Tales


Read by James K. White

(4.8 stars; 2 reviews)

This is a collection of the author's short stories and poems where she writes about the collective experience of African American women, and African Americans in general. But she is sharpest when she pushes back against the notion that women must accept and endure a subservient role to men. - Summary by James K. White (3 hr 15 min)

Chapters

Introduction and Preface 5:04 Read by James K. White
Violets 5:51 Read by James K. White
Three Thoughts 3:27 Read by James K. White
The Woman 9:16 Read by James K. White
Ten Minutes' Musing 6:00 Read by James K. White
A Plaint/In Unconsciousness 11:20 Read by James K. White
Titee 14:05 Read by James K. White
Anarchy Alley 8:39 Read by James K. White
Impressions 2:36 Read by James K. White
Salammbo 8:44 Read by James K. White
Legend of the Newspaper 4:39 Read by James K. White
A Carnival Jangle 9:30 Read by James K. White
Paul to Virginia (Fin de Siecle)/The Maiden's Dream 11:08 Read by James K. White
In Memoriam 4:17 Read by James K. White
A Story of Vengeance 9:40 Read by James K. White
At Bay St. Louis/New Year's Day 4:09 Read by James K. White
The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ 13:46 Read by James K. White
In Our Neighborhood 18:10 Read by James K. White
Farewell/Little Miss Sophie 19:24 Read by James K. White
If I Had Known/Chalmette 5:07 Read by James K. White
At Eventide 9:24 Read by James K. White
The Idler/Love and the Butterfly 2:53 Read by James K. White
The Bee-Man/Amid The Roses 8:46 Read by James K. White

Reviews


(5 stars)

This enjoyable collection of tales is read with great verve and skill by James K. White. There are a good variety of subjects and styles of writing here and of the sort of length that the book can be dipped into if you only have a short while available.