Also question is, what does The Human Stain mean?
As its double- meaning title implies, The Human Stain is both a mark on the skin and the mark of experience, too messy and convoluted to be sorted out by moral high-mindedness. For the most part, The Human Stain does exactly that.
Additionally, who wrote The Human Stain? Philip Roth
Also to know is, is The Human Stain a true story?
Roth recently discovered that the Wikipedia entry about his novel The Human Stain mentioned, in passing, that the book was “allegedly inspired by the life of the writer Anatole Broyard.” This was “a serious misstatement,” Roth tells us.
Is Coleman Silk black?
Coleman Silk remains trapped as a white man by his own ego, stubbornness and self-loathing, even while society relaxes its racial rules. He is uncomfortable in his own skin for reasons more complex than its color. Coleman also is a black man created by white men and unfortunately it shows.