After many years of obscurity, this literary jewel is gifted with a brand new creation written by way of David Levering Lewis, writer of W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919 and W.E.B. Du Bois: The struggle for Equality and the yankee Century, 1919-1963; Lewis is the most important student of the paintings of Du Bois.
"If The Souls of Black Folk completed its singular influence via W.E.B. Du Bois's masterly interweaving of the non-public and the common in this type of manner that every appropriated whatever of the illustrative and symbolic worth of the opposite, a lot of Darkwater: Voices from in the Veil was once a cri de coeur within which the author's anger on the absurdities of racial prejudice crackled in the course of the textual content like electrical jolts that scorched, illumined, or stunned."
-- David Levering Lewis, from the Introduction
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