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The souls of black folk [electronic resource]. W. E. B Du Bois.

Du Bois, W. E. B. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101078143 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 1996.

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Summary, etc.: "The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line," wrote W.E.B. Du Bois in The Souls of Black Folk, one of the most prophetic and influential works in American literature. First published in 1903, this eloquent collection of essays exposed the magnitude of racism in our society. The book endures today as a classic document of American social and political history: a manifesto that has influenced generations with its transcendent vision of change. John Edgar Wideman observed: "Like Freud's excavations of the unconscious, Einstein's revelations of the physical universe, Marx's exploration of the economic foundations of social organization, Du Bois's insights have profoundly altered the way we look at ourselves." This edition includes an introduction by Herb Wood.The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 8
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
9.6 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 1996. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 816 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
African American Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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