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Eric Lincoln (June 23, 1924 – May 14, 2000) was an African-American scholar.

Eric Lincoln (June 23, 1924 – May 14, 2000) was an African-American scholar. He was the author of several books, including sociological works such as The Black Church Since Frazier (1974) and Race, Religion and the Continuing American Dilemma (1984), as well as fiction and poetry. C. Eric Lincoln was born in Athens, Alabama, on June 23, 1924. He was abandoned by his father, then by his mother, and raised by his grandmother.

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The Avenue, Clayton City book. The Avenue in C. Eric Lincoln’s fictional town is the principal residential street of the black community in Clayton City, a prototypical southern town languishing between the two world wars. Unpaved and marked by ditches full of frogs, snakes, and empty whiskey bottles on one side of town, it is the same street, though with a different name, that originates downtown.

The Avenue in C. Eric Lincoln’s fictional town is the principal residential street of the black community in Clayton . Eric Lincoln’s fictional town is the principal residential street of the black community in Clayton City, a prototypical southern town languishing. Originally published in 1988, Lincoln's novel creates with deft skill the drama that rises from the lives of the people of Clayton City, a prototypical Southern town, languishing between the two world wars. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Eric Lincoln's fictional town is the principal residential street of the black community in Clayton City, a prototypical southern town languishing between the two world wars

The Avenue in C. Eric Lincoln's fictional town is the principal residential street of the black community in Clayton City, a prototypical southern town languishing between the two world wars. Only when it reaches the black section of Clayton City do the paving stop and the trash-filled ditches begin. On one side, it provides a significant address for the white people who live there.

Renowned scholar C. Eric Lincoln (1924-2000) grew up in Athens, Limestone County

Renowned scholar C. Eric Lincoln (1924-2000) grew up in Athens, Limestone County. In addition to his scholarly works, Lincoln published a novel, The Avenue, Clayton City (1988), based in part on his experiences growing up in racially segregated Athens. Charles Eric Lincoln was born on June 23, 1924. By the time he was four, his mother, Bradonia Lincoln, had married Ernest Blye and moved to Pittsburgh, and his father had moved to Nashville, Tennessee.

Charles Eric Lincoln was born in Athens, Al. on June 23, 1924.

Lincoln, professor emeritus of religion and culture at Duke University in Durham, . Charles Eric Lincoln was born in Athens, Al. He was abandoned first by his father, then by his mother, and was brought up by his maternal grandmother, Mattie Sowell Lincoln. He graduated from a Protestant high school in Athens and was the valedictorian. Eric Lincoln’s fictional town is the principal residential street of the black community in Clayton City, a prototypical southern town languishing between the two world wars

The Avenue in C. On one side, it provides a significant address for the white people who live there

Lincoln also wrote fiction including The Avenue, Clayton City, which won the Lillian Smith Award for Best Southern . Eric Lincoln, a member of Sigma Pi Phi fraternity, was married twice and had two children by each of his wives.

Lincoln also wrote fiction including The Avenue, Clayton City, which won the Lillian Smith Award for Best Southern Fiction in 1988, and poetry, This Road Since Freedom: Collected Poems. He died on May 14, 2000 at the age of 75 in Durham, North Carolina.

The Avenue in C. Eric Lincoln’s fictional town is the principal residential street of the black community in Clayton City, a prototypical southern town languishing between the two world wars. Unpaved and marked by ditches full of frogs, snakes, and empty whiskey bottles on one side of town, it is the same street, though with a different name, that originates downtown. Only when it reaches the black section of Clayton City do the paving stop and the trash-filled ditches begin. On one side, it provides a significant address for the white people who live there. On the other, despite its rundown air, it is still the best address available to the town’s black population. Some of them, in fact, are willing to go to any extreme, including murder, to get there. In this novel, originally published in 1988, Lincoln creates with deft skill the drama that rises from the lives of the people of Clayton City. In turn amusing, disgusting, enraging, wistful, and, as one hears the secrets hidden deep in their hearts, shocking, they exist in a place whose vibrant personality is itself a unique configuration of geography, relationships, patterns of behavior, and events. It is also a place whose unspoken and hidden power lies in its crushing compulsion to maintain itself as it already is—a power that forces everyone to succumb to an inflexible social order.
The Avenue, Clayton City ebook
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C. Eric Lincoln
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Duke University Press Books (April 2, 1996)
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