5 edition of Paul Robeson (Black Americans of Achievement) found in the catalog.
by Chelsea House Publications
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||144|
Editorial Reviews * In this second volume (after The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: An Artist's Journey, ) of the biography of scholar, athlete, performing artist, and human rights activist Paul Robeson, his son examines what are perhaps the most controversial and turbulent decades of his father's n, an important figure of the 20th century, is only dimly remembered and Brand: Turner Publishing Company. "Robeson's book is a perennial, first published in , and now a voice from a different time. It anticipates for black persons the 'moral support of the American majority' with an intensity that now seems evangelical. It's full of a probably tragic hope. It should be read."/5(36).
Paul Robeson, in full Paul Bustill Robeson, (born April 9, , Princeton, N.J., U.S.—died Jan. 23, , Philadelphia, Pa.), celebrated American singer, actor, and black activist.. The son of a former slave turned preacher, Robeson attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., where he was an All-America football player. Upon graduating from Rutgers at the head of his class, . Paul Robeson For Beginners is here to demystify and bestow light and long overdue credence to the life of this extraordinary American. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Paul Von Blum is Senior Lecturer in African American Studies and Communication Studies at UCLA.
Paul Robeson was born April 9, , in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of an escaped slave. He rose to unparalleled heights as an athlete, actor, singer, and activist, and was arguably the most prominent African American from the s through the s. This work is a compilation of 18 essays written by scholars and activists that were presented at a one-day conference held at Long . Paul Robeson, born in and the son of a pastor, learned from his father to love written and spoken words, to be proud of being black, and to stand up for what he believed was right. These were the things that guided Paul throughout his life. After achieving academic and athletic success in school, Paul gained fame as a singer and an actor.
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Historian Martin Duberman's biography of Paul Robeson is an outstanding example of narrative scholarship. The lengthy book covers every aspect of the great entertainer-activist's life and is the type of biography that an interested reader finds difficult to put by: This is simply the best biography of Paul Robeson, even better than his autobiography.
The story of the son if a slave, who goes to an Ivy League College, faces prejudice, overcomes it with courage and dignity, only to face it again and again when he will not take the quiet path of privilege his celebrity affords but continues to seek equality for all people, irrespective of the colour of their skin or /5.
Paul Robeson book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In his heyday, Paul Robeson was one of the most famous people in the w /5.
Paul Robeson was, at points in his life, an actor, singer, football player, political activist and writer, one of the most diversely talented members of the Harlem Renaissance. Paul Robeson: A Life of Activism and Art is the biography of an African American icon and a demonstration of historian Lindsey R.
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I feel that Paul Robeson is one of the most unsung American figures in history. This book, written by his wife, only covers a small portion of his life and career. Eslanda Goode Robeson has a notable family history of her own. Her academic accomplishments are noteworthy as by: 6.
“A thoughtful, sensitive and respectful examination of the life and work of Paul Robeson More than the biography of one remarkable man, the book is a testament to Robeson’s Paul Robeson book that despite it all, there was no way but to struggle for a better world.” ―Green Left Weekly/5(19).
"Robeson's book is a perennial, first published inand now a voice from a different time. It anticipates for black persons the 'moral support of the American majority' with an intensity that now seems evangelical.
It's full of a probably tragic hope. It should be read." -The Boston GlobeCited by: Everything Man: The Form and Function of Paul Robeson was recently published by Duke University Press. *** Author of Everything Man: The Form and Function of Paul Robeson, Shana L.
Redmond is an interdisciplinary scholar of music, race, and politics. Prior to receiving her combined PhD in African American Studies and American Studies from Yale. After this book no one will be able to think of Eslanda merely as Mrs. Paul Robeson."--Linda Gordon, author of "Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits" "This long overdue biography of a bold scholar-activist emerging from the shadow of her famous husband is a gift, and such are Ransby's narrative skills that I wept when, in her final pages, the Cited by: There aren't any picturebook biographies of Paul Robeson, but my mom found me this illustrated kid's book biography (written by a Black person, even).
I really appreciate the thoughtfulness of language in this book: "When William D. Robeson was a boy, he was enslaved/5. This book provides younger children with an informative introduction to Paul Robeson, an inspirational leader who never gave up and used his successes on the football field and in performance halls to send powerful messages about the importance of social justice and human rights/5(6).
Here I Stand is a book written by Paul Robeson with the collaboration of Lloyd L. Brown. While Robeson wrote many articles and speeches, Here I stand is his only book. It has been described as part manifesto, part autobiography.
It was published by Othello Associates and dedicated to his wife Eslanda Goode : Paul Robeson. Paul Robeson has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. Paul Robeson’s most popular book is We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices.
Paul Robeson Centennial Celebration Resources About Paul Robeson () BOOKS At the beginning, our prime interest is books in print or recently "out of print" and we will list soon to be published books and hope you will keep your eyes/ears open.
The books are not (yet) listed in any particular order within the general sections. Robeson at Waterloo Station in London in Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images Paul’s interactions with Wales were shaped by the.
Goode married Paul Robeson in but continued her studies and after graduating from the University of Chicago inGoode became the first African American analytical chemist at Columbia Medical Centre. Her book, Paul Robeson, Negro, was first published in 'Robeson's book is a perennial, first published inand now a voice from a different time.
It anticipates for black persons the moral support of the American majority with an intensity that now seems evangelical. It's full of probably tragic hope. It should be read.'/5. The remarkable life of Paul Robeson, quintessential Harlem Renaissance man: scholar, all-American, actor, activist, and firebrand Born the son of an ex-slave in New Jersey inPaul Robeson, endowed with multiple gifts, seemed destined for fame.
In his youth, he was as ten. Paul Robeson as Othello, ; photograph by Carl Van Vechten. When I was growing up in Britain in the s and s, Paul Robeson was much in evidence, on records, on the radio, on television.
His name was haloed with the sort of respect accorded to few performers. The remarkable life of Paul Robeson, quintessential Harlem Renaissance man: scholar, all-American, actor, activist, and firebrand Born the son of an ex-slave in New Jersey inPaul Robeson, endowed with multiple gifts, seemed destined for fame.
In his youth, he was as tenacious in the classroom as he was on the football field.5/5(1).Passionate and enormously talented, Paul Robeson lived one of the great lives of the twentieth century.
Martin Duberman's classic biography is a monumental and powerfully affecting portrait of one of this century's most notable performers, political radicals, and champions of racial equality.Here I Stand, by Paul Robeson, was first published inand reissued in and It sets out his thoughts about the pressing issues of race in the 's, and about the accusations that /5(3).