The Souls of Black Folk

The Souls of Black Folk

W. E. B. Du Bois
Introduction by: Donald B. Gibson
Notes by: Monica E. Elbert

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Paperback
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Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140189988
  • 288 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Du Bois’ 1903 collection of essays is a thoughtful, articulate exploration of the moral and intellectual issues surrounding the perception of blacks within American society.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Donald B. Gibson
Acknowledgments
Suggestions for Further Reading

THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK

The Forethought

I. Of Our Spiritual Strivings
II. Of the Dawn of Freedom
III. Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others
IV. Of the Meaning of Progress
V. Of the Wings of Atalanta
VI. Of the Training of Black Men
VII. Of the Black Belt
VIII. Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece
IX. Of the Sons of Master and Man
X. Of the Faith of the Fathers
XI. Of the Passing of the First-Born
XII. Of Alexander Crummell
XIII. Of the Coming of John
XIV. Of the Sorrow Songs

The Afterthought
Notes by Monica M. Elbert

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