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utilizing an interdisciplinary procedure, this e-book argues that American artistry within the Nineteen Sixties may be understood as some of the most very important and compelling interrogations of modernity. James C. corridor reveals that the legacy of slavery and the resistance to it have by means of necessity made African american citizens one of the such a lot incisive critics and celebrants of the Enlightenment inheritance. targeting the paintings of six individuals--Robert Hayden, William Demby, Paule Marshall, John Coltrane, Romare Bearden, and W.E.B. DuBois--Mercy, Mercy Me seeks to get well an American culture of comparing the "dialectic of the Enlightenment."

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