leopard's spots

leopard’s spots

beast powerless to change them. [O.T.: Jeremiah 13:23]

leopard’s spots

there always, as evilness with evil men. [O.T.: Jeremiah 13:23; Br. Lit.: Richard II]
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In ten essays, contributors re-charge and pay tribute to Griggs's nearly forgotten memory with such topics as Griggs and the borderlands of empire, imperium in imperia and Griggs, Hales and Griggs (men without a country), black class mobility, death and narrative in Griggs, social Darwinism and American imperialism, the origin of the science of efficiency in Griggs's Unfettered, "vile misrepresentations" in The Hindered Hand and The Leopard's Spots, Chestnutt's and Griggs's last novels, Jim Crow and the practice of fiction, and perfecting the political romance.
But there is a significant twist - Frank used to be a top cat burglar, and since you can't change a leopard's spots, he is inclined to return to his old ways, this time using the robot as back-up.
emerged as one of the most strident voices on the topic of race in America, and his novel, The Leopard's Spots, sold over a million copies.
Dixon's Reconstruction trilogy (The Leopard's Spots [1902], The Clansman [1905], and The Traitor, [1907]) is easy to interpret as unintentionally bad Scott, with chivalric trappings, stilted dialogue, melodramatic reversals, and a predictable mix of romance and martial epic plots.
3] As consolidated in these novels, especially The Leopard's Spots (1902) and The Clansman (1905), the "beast" stereotype delineates a particular linking of eros and thanatos: the rape of a white woman as prelude to her death and/or to the lynching of her accused rapist.
A leopard's spots for example, an old dog's tricks, a tramp's underpants.
Rabidly anti-Black books such as The Negro a Beast, 1900; The Leopard's Spots, 1902; and The Clansman, 1905, prepared the way for the Ku Klux Klan.
Just as the leopard's spots and the giraffe's elongated neck are the result of aeons of past Darwinian selection, so also is rape," they say.
Griffith movie The Birth of a Nation (1915), based on two of Dixon's earliest novels, The Leopard's Spots (1902) and The Clansman (1905).
From a zebra's stripes or a leopard's spots to expanses of evenly spaced sand dunes, pattern formation is a common natural phenomenon.
His first novel was The Leopard's Spots (1902); with The Clansman and The Traitor (1907), it forms a trilogy about the South during Reconstruction.
Dixon was devoted to upholding "racial purity"; The Clansman formed part of a trilogy with <IR> THE LEOPARD'S SPOTS </IR> (1902) and The Traitor (1907).