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W.E.B. Du Bois

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2001.
Series: Modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the author's literary works through critical essays, and discusses how his essays and works of fiction reflect his philosophies and political views.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; W E B Du Bois; William E B Du Bois
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791059154 9780791059159
OCLC Number: 45308713
Description: vii, 271 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Harvard in the last decades of the 19th century / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Swamp versus plantation : symbolic structure in W.E.B. Du Bois' The quest of the silver fleece / Arlene A. Elder --
W.E.B. Du Bois and the theory of a Black aesthetic / Darwin T. Turner --
The poetics of Ethiopianism : W.E.B. Du Bois and literary Black nationalism / Wilson J. Moses --
W.E.B. Du Bois as a man of literature / Arnold Rampersad --
The uncompleted argument : Du Bois and the illusion of race / Anthony Appiah --
The political uses of alienation : W.E.B. Du Bois on politics, race, and culture, 1903-1940 / Thomas C. Holt --
Du Bois on the invention of race / Tommy L. Lott --
A "prosody of those dark voices" : the transformation of consciousness / Shamoon Zamir --
The context of The Philadelphia Negro : the city, the settlement house movement, and the rise of the social sciences / Michael B. Katz, Thomas J. Sugrue --
Romancing the body politic : Du Bois's propaganda of the dark world / Herman Beavers --
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Encyclopedia Africana, 1909-63 / Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Series Title: Modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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