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I have a little stash of micro/flash fiction sitting around and as I am thinking about submitting it I keep running into things.
For one, when I write flash fiction apparently something I like to do is to play with conflict that is outside of the Western literary idea of what plot is. 529 more words
“It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.”
As promised, brothers and sisters, here’s my quickshot review of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (Du-Boys)’s 1903 masterpiece, The Souls of Black Folk. All the page numbers you’ll see come from the 1989 Penguin Edition.The bibliographic citation would be this: 4,065 more words
Seeing Through “the Veil” Darkly: Du Bois and the Renovation of Wordsworthian ideals and forms in The Souls of Black Folk
For the past two decades, scholars have generally agreed that W.E.B. Du Bois borrowed the terms “veil” and “double-consciousness” from the works of Johann Wolfgang Goethe and Ralph Waldo Emerson for… 4,992 more words