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Artistic ambassadors [electronic resource] : literary and international representation of the new negro era / Brian Russell Roberts.

Author/Creator:
Roberts, Brian Russell.
Publication:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (245 p.)
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Subjects:
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
African American diplomats.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
The Negro beat: "distinguished colored men" and their representative characters
Passing into diplomacy: US Consul James Weldon Johnson and the autobiography of an ex-colored man
Diplomatic and modern representations: George Washington Ellis, Henry Francis Downing, and the myth of Africa
Metonymies of absence andpresence: Angelina Weld Grimke's Rachel
Diplomats but ersatz: the hip-to-matic Pan-Africanismof W. E. B. Du Bois and Ida Gibbs Hunt
The practice of hip-to-macy in the age of public diplomacy: Richard Wright's Indonesian travels
Epilogue: hipster diplomacy's fall and Barack Obama's forms of things unknown.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-90234-6
0-8139-3369-2
OCLC:
843075554