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Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy

Author: Paul Robeson; Joseph Dorinson; William Pencak
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Robeson was born in 1898 in New Jersey, the son of an escaped slave. He rose to unparalleled heights as an athlete, actor, singer and activist. This work is a a compilation of essays, from a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paul Robeson.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002
(OCoLC)606652890
Named Person: Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Robeson; Joseph Dorinson; William Pencak
ISBN: 0786411538 9780786411535
OCLC Number: 48140766
Notes: Essays that were presented at a conference held at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus, Feb. 28, 1998.
Description: vi, 226 : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword : Keynote Address from the 1998 Long Island University Paul Robeson Conference / Henry Foner --
Preface / William Pencak --
Introduction / Joseph Dorinson --
The Early Years : Childhood, Sports, and College --
African Americans : Childhood in Slavery, Childlike in Freedom ... and Paul Robeson as Child and Parent / Joseph Illick --
Paul Robeson : Rutgers Phenomenon, 1915-1919 / Sheila Tully Boyle, Andrew Bunie --
Something to Cheer About : Paul Robeson, Athlete / Joseph Dorinson --
Robeson the Athlete : A Remembrance / Lester Rodney --
The Political Struggle --
A Man of His Times : Paul Robeson and the Press, 1924-1976 / Mary E. Cygan --
Out of the Shadows : The Political Writings of Eslanda Goode Robeson / Robert Shaffer --
Paul Robeson and Jackie Robinson : Athletes and Activists at Armageddon / Joseph Dorinson --
Paul Robeson, Peekskill, and the Red Menace / Joseph Walwik --
Remembering Peekskill, USA, 1949 / Howard Fast --
Paul Robeson, Freedom Newspaper, and the Korean War / Lawrence Lamphere --
Music, Film, Theater --
A Dream Betrayed : Paul Robeson and the British Film Industry / Jerry Holt --
Paul Robeson and Classical Music / William Pencak --
"A Symbol, Representing My People" : Marian Anderson's Way, Not Opposed to Paul Robeson's / William Pencak --
"You Know Who I Am!" Paul Robeson's Ballad for Americans and the Paradox of the Double V in American Popular Front Culture / Kevin Jack Hagopian --
When Paul Robeson Sang to Me / Leah Zazulyer --
Legacies.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Dorinson and William Pencak ; with a foreword by Henry Foner.

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