From Emerson to King : democracy, race, and the politics of protest /
This book traces a provocative line from Emerson's work on race, reform, and identity to work by three influential African-American thinkers - W.E.B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Cornel West - each of whom offers subtle engagement with both the tradition of written protest and the crit...
|Online Access:||Electronic book from EBSCO|
New York :
Oxford University Press,
|Series:||W.E.B. Du Bois Institute (Series)
- Introduction: Reconciling Race and Rights
- 1. Defining the Public: Representative Men
- 2. Property and the Body in Nature
- 3. The Poetics of Contradiction: Religious and Political Emblems in "The American Scholar"
- 4. "Self-Reliance": The Ethical Demand for Reform
- 5. Locating the Limits of Consent in "Friendship"
- 6. The Claims of Double-Consciousness: Race, Nationalism, and the Problem of Political Obligation
- 7. W.E.B. Du Bois and the Critique of Liberal Nationalism
- 8. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Publicity, Disobedience, and the Revitalization of American Democratic Culture.