Stanley Crouch teams up with noted journalist Playthell Benjamin for this thought-provoking look back at The Souls of Black Folk, the epochal, prophetic work by the great African-American intellectual W. E. B. DuBois. Crouchan internationally recognized jazz critic, syndicated columnist, and authorand Benjamin appraise the contributions of DuBois's work, noting its uncanny relevance to today's society and its profound impact on the field of African-American studies. Reconsidering the Souls of Black Folk is a fitting tribute to a literary and sociological triumph.
|Publisher:||Running Press Book Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.75(d)|
About the Author
Stanley Crouch is a columnist, novelist, essayist, and television commentator. He has served since 1987 as an artistic consultant at Lincoln Center and is a co-founder of the department known as Jazz at Lincoln Center. He is the author of Notes of a Hanging Judge and The Artificial White Man, among other titles. He lives in New York City. Never less than penetrating and controversial, Playthell Benjamin is a veteran columnist and critic whose work has appeared on many websites as well as in publications such as The World & I and the Village Voice.