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By Samuel O. Doku

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ISBN-13: 9781498518338

This book traces W.E.B. Du Bois’s fictionalization of heritage in his 5 significant works of fiction and in his debut brief tale The Souls of Black Folk via a thematic framework of cosmopolitanism. In texts like The Negro and Black people: Then and Now, Du Bois argues that the human race originated from a unmarried resource, a declare authenticated through anthropologists and the Human Genome venture. This ebook breaks new flooring via demonstrating the style during which the variations of cosmopolitanism develop into a profound subject in Du Bois’s contribution to fiction. ordinarily, cosmopolitanism claims that individuals belong to a unmarried group expert by way of universal ethical values, functionality via a shared monetary nomenclature, and are a part of political structures grounded in mutual appreciate. This publication addresses Du Bois’s works as very important additions to the academy and makes an important contribution to literature by way of first demonstrating the way fiction can be used in discussing historic money owed with a purpose to succeed in a world viewers. “The Coming of John”, The Quest of the Silver Fleece, Dark Princess: A Romance, and The Black Flame, an very important trilogy released sequentially as The Ordeal of Mansart, Mansart Builds a School, and Worlds of Color are grounded in old occurrences and administer as social histories supplying observation on Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation, African American management, college desegregation, the Pan-African circulate, imperialism, and colonialism in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.

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