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A Gathering of Old Men

by Ernest J. Gaines

  • 49 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Classics,
  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9893149M
    ISBN 100881035610
    ISBN 109780881035612
    OCLC/WorldCa26377099

    A Gathering of Old Men marks the culmination of Ernest Gaines’s longstanding literary debate with William Faulkner. Although he has set each of his five previous books in the Yoknapatawpha-like. A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at michellemadsenpoet.com

    A Gathering of Old Men isn't overly complex or lengthy, so there is no reason why anyone should deny himself the pleasure of enjoying and learning from this true landmark of a novel. I believe Gaines to be a masterful author and highly recommend this novel. ()4/5(22). Apr 26,  · Introduction to a guided reading of A Gathering of Old Men. Snookum finds a dead body and is sent on an errand to gather all the people to Mathu's house. Who.

    Jan 30,  · Based on the novel, what role do the cemetery and the past play in relation to A Gathering of Old Men and to Gaines himself? In her editorial comments, Dorthea Oppenheimer said, "What’s [Candy's] role? She’s the last of her line. She’s an old-fashioned type of slave owner, although she’s a modern type of michellemadsenpoet.com: Cheylon Woods. Oct 31,  · Read "A Gathering of Old Men" by Ernest J. Gaines available from Rakuten Kobo. A powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man- 4/5.


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Published inA Gathering of Old Men is a classic work of southern U.S. fiction where the ’s and the ’s collide. Another gathering of men ten miles away in Bayou Michel, a place where feelings about clan and tribe run deep, the family and friends of the murdered Beau Boutan, seek michellemadsenpoet.com by: Free download or read online A Gathering of Old Men pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ernest J. Gaines. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5. A Gathering of Old Men takes place on the Marshall Plantation in Bayonne Louisiana.

The plantation's Cajun work boss, Beau Baton, has been murdered just before the novel begins. Candy Marshall, the partial owner and general overseer of the plantation, discovers Beau's. A Gathering of Old Men: The Way It Used to Be I selected A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines as the Moderator's Choice for September,for On the Southern Literary Trail.

This is the fourth book by Professor Gaines to be read by "The Trail." Come join us. All but one of Ernest J. Gaines' works are set in and around Bayonne 4/5. Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in A Gathering of Old Men and in-depth analyses of Candy Marshall, Beau Bauton, and Sheriff Mapes.

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A Lesson Before Dying (Oprah's Book Club) by Ernest J. Gaines | Sep 28, out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 8. 99 $ $ Get it as soon. One of the choices was 'A Gathering of Old Men'. At once I was pulled into the realistic story and the life of the characters.

This book shows how prejudice white people really were against black people in the 's, set in a rural town/5(32). A Gathering Of Old Men () About book: Ernest J. Gaines uses the device of multiple narrators most famously used by William Faulkner in As I Lay Dying to tell a story largely through the points of view of a segment of the southern population that Faulkner depicted only from the distant vantage point of the old white aristocracy—impoverished African Americans sharecropping white landowners.

In the first half of this short novel, Gaines (Catherine Carmier, Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman) makes something poetic out of a melodramatic moment in Southern race relations; in the second half the melodrama more or less takes over, as does a slightly muddled web of themes.

Candy Marshall, year-old heir to the rundown Marshall place in s Louisiana farm-country, discovers the dead. Jun 01,  · "A Gathering of Old Men" is a great novel by Ernest J Gaines who again so vividly captures the prejudice in the south in the 's. The book focuses on racial issues of the Southern United States, and also the companionship between friends and the strength of michellemadsenpoet.com by: A Gathering of Old Men - eBook () by Ernest J.

Gaines. Ernest Gaines was born on a plantation in Pointe Coupée Parish near New Roads, Louisiana, which is Format: Ebook. About A Gathering of Old Men.

A powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man–set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the s. The Village Voice called A Gathering of Old Men “the best-written novel on Southern race relations in over a decade.”.

Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man.

"Poignant, powerful, earthy a novel of Southern racial confrontation in which a group of elderly black men band together against whites who seek vengeance for the murder of one of their own."--Booklist"A 4/5(19).

Check out this great listen on michellemadsenpoet.com Stirring, heroic, and wonderfully laced with the musical languages of the Bayou, Ernest J. Gaines - the foremost voice in contemporary African American literature - adds another breathtaking saga to his canon with A Gathering of Old Men.

When Sheriff. Editions for A Gathering of Old Men: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: A Gathering of Old Men is more than a mystery novel, then. No matter how you slice it, when a group of old men show up at Mathu's place with shotguns and empty shell casings, each of them claiming to be the one who took the murdered Beau down, it's obvious that.

A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines Book Resume: Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man. A Gathering of Old Men Summary. It's just another quiet day near Marshall Plantation.

Old Aunt Glo is feeding her little nieces and nephews a healthy little meal. Then Candy Marshall shows up, and things get a whole less quiet. Pre-made tests on A Gathering of Old Men Final Test - Easy, including multiple choice, short answer, short essay, and in-depth essay questions. A Gathering of Old Men () by Ernest J.

Gaines is a novel about race relations in the American South. The action takes place over the course of one day in rural Louisiana. A white man has been shot dead and lies in the yard of a black man's house.

Eighteen old black men gather at the house and each claims that he is responsible for the killing. Teaching A Gathering of Old Men. The A Gathering of Old Men lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles.

Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more.Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital michellemadsenpoet.com projects include the Wayback Machine, michellemadsenpoet.com and michellemadsenpoet.comDec 09,  · A Gathering of Old Men By Ernest J.

Gaines (Vintage, Paperback,Junepp.) The Short of It: A short but powerful read. The Rest of It: Borrowed from Goodreads: Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the.