THE W. E. B. DU BOIS LECTURES
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A Home Elsewhere

Reading African American Classics in the Age of Obama

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ISBN 9780674050969

Publication Date: 05/15/2010

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192 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures

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  • Part One: The W.E.B. Du Bois Lectures
    • Introduction
    • 1. Frederick Douglass, Barack Obama, and the Search for Patrimony
    • 2. W.E.B. Du Bois, Barack Obama, and the Search for Race: School House Blues
    • 3. Toni Morrison, Barack Obama, and Difference
  • Part Two
    • Introduction
    • 4. A Greyhound Kind of Mood
    • 5. Sharing the Thunder: The Literary Exchanges of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Bibb, and Frederick Douglass
    • 6. Willard Savoy’s Alien Land: Biracial Identity in a Novel of the 1940s
  • Afterword: Distrust of the Reader in Afro-American Narratives
  • Notes
  • Index

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