The Souls of Black Folk (Norton Critical Editions Series) / Edition 1

The Souls of Black Folk (Norton Critical Editions Series) / Edition 1

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by W. E. B. Du Bois
     
 

When it was published in 1903, The Souls of Black Folk revolutionized thinking about the experience of African Americans in the United States.See more details below

Overview

When it was published in 1903, The Souls of Black Folk revolutionized thinking about the experience of African Americans in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393973938
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Norton Critical Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
299,646
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Ph.D.Cambridge), is Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and American Research, Harvard University. He is the author of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History, 1513–2008; Black in Latin America; Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora; Faces of America; Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the Racial Self; The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-American Criticism; Loose Canons: Notes on the Culture Wars; Colored People: A Memoir; The Future of Race with Cornel West; Wonders of the African World; Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man; and The Trials of Phillis Wheatley. His is also the writer, producer, and narrator of PBS documentaries Finding Your Roots; Black in Latin America; Faces of America; African American Lives 1 and 2; Looking for Lincoln; America Beyond the Color Line; and Wonders of the African World. He is the editor of African American National Biography with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, and The Dictionary of African Biography with Anthony Appiah; Encyclopedia Africana with Anthony Appiah; and The Bondwoman’s Narrative by Hannah Crafts, as well as editor-in-chief of TheRoot.com.

Terri Hume Oliver is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English and American Literature and Language at Harvard University. The title of her dissertation is The Ends of Childhood: An American Rhetoric of Minority. She has published reference entries on Cynthia Ozick, Susan Cheever, and Robert Beck, and was a research assistant for The Norton Anthology of African American Literature.

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Table of Contents

Biographical Note
Introduction
The Forethought
IOf Our Spiritual Strivings3
IIOf the Dawn of Freedom15
IIIOf Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others43
IVOf the Meaning of Progress62
VOf the Wings of Atalanta76
VIOf the Training of Black Men89
VIIOf the Black Belt111
VIIIOf the Quest of the Golden Fleece136
IXOf the Song of Master and Man164
XOf the Faith of the Fathers190
XIOf the Passing of the First-Born209
XIIOf Alexander Crummell217
XIIIOf the Coming of John230
XIVOf the Sorrow Songs252
The Afterthought268

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