Maud Martha, Gwendolyn Brooks | Hallesches Haus

Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks

Faber Editions

Maud Martha the 1953 stunning only novel by the celebrated poet and first Black author to win a Pulitzer Prize, Gwendolyn Brooks. With new introduction by Margo Jefferson, the novel is structured as a series of thirty-four vignettes and follows the titular character Maud Martha a young Black girl growing up in late 1920s Chicago. The novel follows Maud from childhood to adulthood through experiences in lower, middle- and upper-class settings in Chicago. 



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