Summertime

Edwin Dubose Heyward wrote the novel Porgy in 1925. It’s the story of a crippled beggar living in the slums of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s been called “the first major southern novel to portray blacks without condescension.” Dubose Heyward’s wife Dorothy began working on a stage version of the novel and the play Porgy openedContinue reading “Summertime”