W.E.B. Du Bois /
edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2001.
vii, 271 p. ; 25 cm.
0791059154 (alk. paper)
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Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2001.
0791059154 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-257) and index.
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First Chapter
The writings of this influential civil rights leader include The Souls of Black Folk and The Black Flame.
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Table of Contents
Editor's Notep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Harvard in the Last Decades of the 19th Centuryp. 5
Swamp versus Plantation: Symbolic Structure in W.E.B. Du Bois': The Quest of the Silver Fleecep. 23
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Theory of a Black Aestheticp. 35
The Poetics of Ethiopianism: W.E.B. Du Bois and Literary Black Nationalismp. 57
W.E.B. Du Bois as a Man of Literaturep. 71
The Uncompleted Argument: Du Bois and the Illusion of Racep. 87
The Political Uses of Alienation: W.E.B. Du Bois on Politics, Race, and Culture, 1903-1940p. 105
Du Bois on the Invention of Racep. 123
A "Prosody of Those Dark Voices": The Transformation of Consciousnessp. 141
The Context of The Philadelphia Negro: The City, the Settlement House Movement, and the Rise of the Social Sciencesp. 177
Romancing the Body Politic: Du Bois's Propaganda of the Dark Worldp. 211
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Encyclopedia Africana, 1909-63p. 227
Chronologyp. 245
Contributorsp. 251
Bibliographyp. 255
Acknowledgmentsp. 259
Indexp. 261
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