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Color and Culture

Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual

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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674003798

Publication Date: 09/15/2000


371 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches


  • Introduction: Culture Has No Color
  • 1. After Identity Politics
  • 2. The Unclassified Residuum
  • 3. Black Intellectuals and Other Oxymorons: Du Bois and Fanon
  • 4. The Distinction of Du Bois: Aesthetics, Pragmatism, Politics
  • 5. Divine Anarchy: Du Bois and the Craving for Modernity
  • 6. Motley Mixtures: Locke, Ellison, Hurston
  • 7. The Agon Black Intellectual: Baldwin and Baraka
  • 8. Cosmopolitan Collage: Samuel Delany and Adrienne Kennedy
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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