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Paul Robeson : artist and citizen

Author: Jeffrey C Stewart; Paul Robeson Cultural Center.; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press : Paul Robeson Cultural Center, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen presents a kaleidoscopic portrait of Paul Robeson (1898-1976), the All-American football player and Phi Beta Kappa Rutgers College graduate who became a world-renowned actor, singer, motion picture star, and America's first African American politically engaged performing artist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paul Robeson.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press : Paul Robeson Cultural Center, c1998
(OCoLC)605392759
Named Person: Paul Robeson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey C Stewart; Paul Robeson Cultural Center.; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.
ISBN: 0813525101 9780813525105 081352511X 9780813525112
OCLC Number: 37688249
Notes: "This book has been published in conjunction with the Paul Robeson Centennial Project, organized by the Paul Robeson Cultural Center of Rutgers University"--T.p. verso.
Book to accompany the multimedia traveling exhibition, Paul Robeson: artist and citizen held at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum of Rutgers, April-July 1998 and other institutions.
Description: xxxviii, 331 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Happy Black boy / Lloyd L. Brown --
Paul Robeson : an athlete's legacy / Francis C. Harris --
Doing the state some service : Paul Robeson and the endless quest for racial justice / Derrick Bell --
The image and Paul Robeson / Deborah Willis --
Troubled relations : Robeson, Eugene O'Neill, and Oscar Micheaux / Charles Musser --
Paul Robeson, musician / Doris Evans McGinty and Wayne Shirley --
Robeson and Othello / Martin Duberman --
The Black body : Paul Robeson as a work of art and politics / Jeffrey C. Stewart --
Race, working-class consciousness, and dreaming in Africa : song of freedom and Jericho / Mark A. Reid --
Paul Robeson and the American labor movement / Mark D. Naison --
Comrades and friends : the personal/political world of Paul Robeson / Gerald Horne --
Paul Robeson and the U.S.S.R. / David Levering Lewis --
Paul Robeson : a bibliophile in spite of himself / Charles L. Blockson --
What is Robeson's contemporary legacy? / Julianne Malveaux --
Black stars in exile : Paul Robeson, O.J. Simpson, and Othello / Ed Guerrero --
Paul Robeson, icon for the twenty-first century / John Hope Franklin.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Jeffrey C. Stewart.

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