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In The Souls of Black Folk (1965), W. E. B. DuBois uses the concept of ‘veil’ as a device for the clandestine growth of the black intellectual, instead of using it only as a means of separation from the white world. With immense profundity and diligence, DuBois weaves the threads of the ‘veil’ around theContinue reading “The ‘Veil’ as the device of ‘growth’ in The Souls of Black Folk”
In Dutchman (1964), Leroi Jones brings into life racial oppression of the past times through the demonstration of intolerance and hatred of the coloured skin, which seems to be still prevalent in America. The play showcases the interaction between two characters, – one, a Black man, Clay and another, a white woman, Lula. Lula, whoContinue reading “Re-visiting Racial discrimination and an encounter with female chauvinism in Dutchman”
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