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Going through the storm : the influence of African American art in history / Sterling Stuckey.

Author/Creator:
Stuckey, Sterling.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Format/Description:
Book
[2], x, 298, [10] pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
African American arts.
African Americans -- History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Part I Slavery, The Arts, and Resistance. Through the prism of folklore: the Black ethos in slavery. Remembering Denmark Vesey. "Ironic tenacity": Frederick Douglass's seizure of the Dialectic. The skies of consciousness: African dance at Pinkster in New York, 1750-1840
Part II Classical Black Nationalism. Classic Black nationalist thought. A last stern struggle: Henry Highland Garnet and liberation theory. Black Americans and African consciousness: Du Bois, Woodson, and the spell of Africa
Part III Poetry and the Novel. The poetry of Sterling A. Brown. The death of Benito Cereno: a reading of Herman Melville on slavery. "Follow your leader": the theme of cannibalism in Melville's Benito Cereno
Part IV The Arts, Cultural Theory, and History. "I want to be African": Paul Robeson and the ends of nationalist theory and practice, 1914-1945. Paul Robeson's Here I stand. Toward a history of Blacks in North America. Going through the storm: the great singing movements of the sixties.
Notes:
"Cover design by John Costa. Cover art: John Biggers, detail of 'Family, Unit' mural ..."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy is Oxford Paperback.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1994
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
019507677X
019508604X (pbk.) :
OCLC:
27726390
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