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The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
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Jan 10, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: american, nonfiction, norton-critical-edition, narrative-biography-personal, history
Recommended to Rebecca by: Dr. Hudspeth
Read in February, 2008

This book was so much better and more enjoyable and thought-provoking than I expected. I can't wait to teach it in a composition class. The many different writing styles that combine to make up Du Bois's argument--including personal narrative, organized essays with explicit theses and even a bit of fistion--would be an excellent example for freshmen writers. There's more than one way to skin a cat.

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