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Guttenplan spends considerable narrative time analyzing two key dimensions of Stone’s political involvement. First, he places Stone’s writing and activism in relation to left politics generally to Stone’s evolution more specifically as an American radical responding to the Soviet Union, the Popular Front against international fascism, and American communism. S. government to suppress free speech, especially the free speech and free press of those Americans on the Left or liberal-left. Stone was a democratic socialist for most of his life, and, like many on the American left, his assessment of the Soviet Union and especially of Stalin and later the Cuban Revolution vacillated between early optimistic support and later full-scale critical condemnation.
This slave, ironically, saves Jacob’s life by providing him with safe passage back to the North when Charlotte reveals his identity to the authorities. Later in the novel, Jacob recognizes the intelligence of slaves when he becomes Judah Benjamin’s aide. One of the most striking aspects of the novel is the revelation of the Jewish American involvement in the Civil War. Jacob’s religious heritage is a key element in his ability to infiltrate the South. Among other connections, he realizes the irony of the 14 Magill’s Literary Annual 2010 Passover recitation—which celebrates the release of the Jews from their enslavement in Egypt—as he plots to kill his uncle.
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Magill's Literary Annual 2010: Essay-reviews of 200 Outstanding Books Published in the United States During 2009 With an Annotated List of Titles by John D. Wilson, Steven G. Kellman