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Darkwater : The Givens Collection - 04 edition

Darkwater : The Givens Collection (ISBN10: 074346060X; ISBN13: 9780743460606)
ISBN13: 978-0743460606
ISBN10: 074346060X

Summary: W.E.B. Du Bois one of the most celebrated intellectuals of the twentieth century publishedDarkwater-- a powerful collection of essays verse and fiction -- in 1920 two decades after his most famous bookThe Souls of Black Folk.Throughout his long life and extraordinary career as a scholar activist writer and educator Du Bois's body of work illumined America's understanding of the ''problem of the color line.'' While much of his early texts were sociological investigations of the Black
community the author increasingly incorporated autobiographical poetic and spiritual elements into his works. The results are some of the most electrifying commentaries ever written on race and class in America.After decades of obscurity this literary jewel is presented with a new introduction written by David Levering Lewis author ofW.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race 1868-1919andW.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century 1919-1963;Lewis is the foremost scholar of the work of Du Bois.''IfThe Souls of Black Folkachieved its singular impact through W.E.B. Du Bois's masterly interweaving of the personal and the universal in such a way that each appropriated something of the illustrative and symbolic value of the other much ofDarkwater: Voices from Within the Veilwas a cri de coeur in which the author's anger at the absurdities of racial prejudice crackled through the text like electric jolts that scorched illumined or stunned.'' -- David Levering Lewis from the Introduction
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Summary: W.E.B. Du Bois one of the most celebrated intellectuals of the twentieth century publishedDarkwater-- a powerful collection of essays verse and fiction -- in 1920 two decades after his most famous bookThe Souls of Black Folk.Throughout his long life and extraordinary career as a scholar activist writer and educator Du Bois's body of work illumined America's understanding of the ''problem of the color line.'' While much of his early texts were sociological investigations of the Black community the author increasingly incorporated autobiographical poetic and spiritual elements into his works. The results are some of the most electrifying commentaries ever written on race and class in America.After decades of obscurity this literary jewel is presented with a new introduction written by David Levering Lewis author ofW.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race 1868-1919andW.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century 1919-1963;Lewis is the foremost scholar of the work of Du Bois.''IfThe Souls of Black Folkachieved its singular impact through W.E.B. Du Bois's masterly interweaving of the personal and the universal in such a way that each appropriated something of the illustrative and symbolic value of the other much ofDarkwater: Voices from Within the Veilwas a cri de coeur in which the author's anger at the absurdities of racial prejudice crackled through the text like electric jolts that scorched illumined or stunned.'' -- David Levering Lewis from the Introduction ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Published: 02/03/2004
International: No

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