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Unformatted text preview: achievement, and also in poetry, essays and music. What Dubois particularly seeks is a school of expression (not necessarily of form) that would portray the uniqueness of black experience. He already sees music as having developed a uniquely black form and subject, and he sees advancement being made in the written word. In theatre, however, he sees mostly denial of black forms, and even a white washing of classical black characters like Othello. Dubois sees the rising of black art as an end to slaverys oppression of expression, and a way to raise black culture. The essay is as much a call to arms for those with artistic leanings as it is an essay exploring new black forms of art....
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2008 for the course PAS 310 taught by Professor Douglas during the Summer '07 term at University of Louisville.
- Summer '07