Souls of W.E.B. Du Bois

Souls of W.E.B. Du Bois

by Alford A. Young, Jerry Gafio Watts, Manning Marable, Charles C. Lemert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1594511373

ISBN-13: 9781594511370

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work marks the recent passing of the 100th Anniversary of Du Bois' classic of African American literature. More than fifty events and celebrations were held in cities and universities around the country. It poignantly explores the relationship of Du Bois, the man, to his writings. It is written by expert team of authors including the prominent Manning Marable.

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This work marks the recent passing of the 100th Anniversary of Du Bois' classic of African American literature. More than fifty events and celebrations were held in cities and universities around the country. It poignantly explores the relationship of Du Bois, the man, to his writings. It is written by expert team of authors including the prominent Manning Marable. "The Souls of W. E. B. Du Bois" explores the relationship of W. E. B.
Du Bois' seminal book, "The Souls of Black Folk", to other works in his scholarly portfolio and to his larger project concerning race, racial identity, and the social objectives of scholarly engagement. Prominent authors consider why the classic book remains so relevant today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594511370
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Great Barrington Books
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Alford A. Young, Jr.

Chapter 1: Celebrating Souls: Deconstructing the Du Boisian Legacy
Manning Marable

Chapter 2: Searching for the Souls of Black Women: W. E. B. Du Bois's COntribution
Elizabeth Higginbotham

Chapter 3: The Soul of The Philadelphia Negro and The Souls of Black Folk
Alford A. Young, Jr.

Chapter 4: Cultural Politics in the Negro Soul
Charles Lemert

Chapter 5: The Souls of Black Folk and Afro-American Intellectual Life
Jerry G. Watts

Notes
Index
About the Authors

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