The Underground Railroad in Art and History: A Review of Colson Whitehead’s Novel - The Journal of the Civil War Era
Colson Whitehead’s eerily brilliant and deceptively simple novel, The Underground Railroad, is much more than a fictional account of historical reality. Like all inspired works of art, the book, even at its most fantastical, deftly unearths the horrible truth at the heart of racial slavery in a manner that very few historical works can accomplish. … Read More Read More