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The souls of mixed folk

Michele Elam

The souls of mixed folk

race, politics, and aesthetics in the new millennium

by Michele Elam

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMichele Elam
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS231.R34 E43 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24384054M
ISBN 109780804756297, 9780804756303
LC Control Number2010036789


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Focusing on black-white mixes, Elam analyzes expressive works—novels, drama, graphic narrative, late-night television, /5. The Souls of Mixed Folk examines representations of mixed race in literature and the arts that redefine new millennial aesthetics and politics.

Focusing on black-white mixes, Elam analyzes expressive works—novels, drama, graphic narrative, late-night television, art installations—as artistic rejoinders to the perception that post-Civil Rights politics are bereft and post-Black art is apolitical.

The Souls of Mixed Folk examines representations of mixed race in literature and the arts that redefine new millennial aesthetics and politics. Focusing on black-white mixes, Elam analyzes expressive works--novels, drama, graphic narrative, late-night television, art installations--as artistic rejoinders to the perception that post-Civil Rights politics are bereft and post-Black art is apolitical.

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These publications were integral to his role as a public intellectual and scholar-activist, both in and out of the professoriate.

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In the essay “The Souls of White Folk” (), written two years after the end of the First World War, W.E.B. Du Bois saw as probable a second world war and the fight to end White rule in Africa and Asia (of which the Vietnam War was part).

The World War was primarily the jealous and avaricious struggle for the largest share in exploiting darker races.Essay Summary Of ' The Souls Of A Black Folk ' Emancipation of The African Race In one of the most celebrated book of the 20th century, W.E.B Du Bois in is his book ‘The Souls of a Black Folk’ writes that ‘The problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color-line’ (Du Bois, ).