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Beyond the color line and the Iron Curtain : reading encounters between Black and Red, 1922-1963

Author: Kate A Baldwin
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2002.
Series: New Americanists.; e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Re-examines the relations between African Americans and the Soviet Union from a more transnational perspective and shows how these relations were crucial in the formation of Black modernism.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate A Baldwin
ISBN: 9780822383833 0822383837 1283063328 9781283063326 9786613063328 6613063320
OCLC Number: 245537921
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 346 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The demand for a new kind of person: Black Americans and the Soviet Union, 1922-1963 --
"Not at all God's white people": McKay and the Negro in red --
Between Harem and Harlem: Hughes and the ways of the veil --
Du Bois, Russia, and the "refusal to be 'white," --
Black shadows across the Iron Curtain: Robeson's stance between cold war cultures.
Series Title: New Americanists.; e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Kate A. Baldwin.
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Examining the significant influence of the Soviet Union on the work of four major African American authors - and on twentieth-century American debates about race, this book remaps black modernism  Read more...


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"A blockbuster study of the Soviet Union's significance for African American literary and cultural self-fashioning in the twentieth century, researched with an unusually daunting prodigiousness and Read more...

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