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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. ; London : Duke University Press, 2002.
Series: New Americanists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate A Baldwin
ISBN: 082232976X 9780822329763 0822329905 9780822329909
OCLC Number: 1120251848
Description: 342 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: The Demand for a New Kind of Person: Black Americans and the Soviet Union, 1922-1963 1. "Not at All God's White People": McKay and the Negro in Red 2. Between Harlem and Harlem: Hughes and the Ways of the Veil 3. Du Bois, Russia, and the "Refusal to Be 'White'" 4. Black Shadows across the Iron Curtain: Robeson's Stance between Cold War Cultures Epilogue: The Only Television Hostess Who Doesn't Turn Red Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: Kate A. Baldwin.

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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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