Images of the Negro in America



Images of the Negro in America

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"Images of the Negro in America" . Ed. Darwin T. Turner and Jean M. Bright. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1965. xi+113 pp.

Table of contents

We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- My childhood / Frederick Douglass -- Address in Lincoln hall / Frederick Douglass -- From up from slavery / Booker T. Washington -- From "of Mr. Booker T. Washington and others" / W.E.B. Du Bois -- From "of the sons of master and man" / W.E.B. Du Bois -- From "of the faith of the fathers" / W.E.B. Du Bois -- "The new negro" / Alain Locke -- From "The negro spirituals" / Alain Locke -- From the negro in our history / Carter G. Woodson -- From negro builders and heros / Benjamin G. Brawley -- From the negro genius: a new appraisal of the negro in literature and the fine arts / Benjamin G. Brawley -- From on being negro in america / J. Saunders Redding -- From notes of a native son / James Baldwin -- From black bourgeoisie / E. Franklin Frazier -- "Big round world" / Langston Hughes -- "Introduction": from the book of negro folklore / Anna Bontemps -- "The negro's image of his universe as reflected in his fiction" / Blyden Jackson -- From "the negro dramatist's image of the universe, 1920-1960 / Darwin T. Turner -- "The emerging tribe" / Louis E. Lomax -- From why we can't wait / Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reviews and notices of anthology

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Commentary on anthology

• Selections "drawn from Douglass, Dunbar, Du Bois, Baldwin, Hughes, Bontemps, King, and others" (Kinnamon 1997: 478).

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