W. E. B. Du Bois: A Reader

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Macmillan, Feb 15, 1995 - History - 801 pages
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The acclaimed biographer of W.E.B. Dubois presents the essential writings of the great civil rights leader. Drawn from thousands of essays, speeches, books, and periodicals, W.E.B. Du Bois reveals the essential Du Bois in a single volume accessible to all readers.
  

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In his introduction to this anthology of Du Bois's writings, editor Lewis (W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919, LJ 11/1/93) continues to offer insights into the political life of a man ... Read full review

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Page 3 - It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity. One ever feels his two-ness, an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.

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About the author (1995)

David Levering Lewis is the Martin Luther King Jr., University Professor in the history department at Rutgers University. He has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Woodrow Wilson International Center, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Humanities Center, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Educated at Fisk and Columbia universities and the London School of Economics and Political Science, Professor Lewis is the author of several acclaimed books, including King: A Biography, When Harlem Was in Vogue, The Race to Fashoda, and his two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of W.E.B. Du Bois. He and his wife live in Manhattan.

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