By Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom
Scholars can be enlightened by way of this exam of the autobiography that used to be transcribed and developed via journalist Alex Haley. The e-book beneficial properties an annotated bibliography, an advent through pupil Harold Bloom, and a list of different works by way of the writer.
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1993: pp. 151–161. El-Beshti, Bashir M. “The Semiotics of Salvation: Malcolm X and the Autobiographical Self,” The Journal of Negro History 82, no. 4 (Autumn 1997): pp. 359–367. Saldaña-Portillo, Maria Josefina, “Consuming Malcolm X: Prophecy and Performative Masculinity,” NOVEL 30, no. 3 (Spring 1997): pp. 289–308. ” In Malcolm X: In Our Own Image. Joe Wood, ed. Â€Martin’s Press, 1992: pp. 101–116. 58 Critical Views David P. Demarest, Jr. on Dual Authorship and the Book’s Undogmatic Tone Clearly The Autobiography’s literary effectiveness is enhanced by some of its didactic aspects—its carefully symmetrical structure, for instance.
The chapter dramatizes Malcolm’s downfall and depicts the depth to which he has sunk, juxtaposing this point in his life with the dramatic conversion he will undergo in prison. These years of crime are necessary for Malcolm’s personal growth and for the development of his ideology and intellect. ” Malcolm adds, “Every word I spoke was hip or profane. I would bet that my working vocabulary wasn’t two hundred words,” a detail that helps to contrast who he was at that point in time with the intellectually rigorous person he will become.
Despite the many interviews and lectures, he encounters trouble building the new Black Nationalist organization, “my old so-called ‘Black Muslim’ image, kept blocking me. ” This admission is a strong avowal of Malcolm’s profound change. ” In his final conversion, Malcolm is drawn to a more utopian vision of a multicultural global community. Malcolm knows that his life is vulnerable and predicts he will die a violent death, doubting that he will live to see the publication of the autobiography. Malcolm expresses that his greatest personal regret is that he does not have an academic education.
Alex Haley's Autobiography of Malcolm X (Bloom's Guides) by Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom