17 results found for: subject:"Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963--Darker wisdom / Sorcery of color"

Gallery view

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The darker wisdom prophecies in tale and play, seeking to pierce the gloom of 1940

An early version of this theatrical work "seeking to pierce the gloom of 1940," bearing very minimal editorial mark-up.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Peace

Five loose pages of an early rendering of "Peace," the fourth act of Du Bois's theatrical compendium "Darker Wisdom / Sorcery of Color."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Title page for The Sorcery of Color

An isolated title page for these "trials in tale and rhythm to pierce the gloom of the nineteen forties," and set in 4 movements: Love and race, Power and war, Race and Peace, and Peace and War."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The sorcery of color prophecies in tale and play, seeking to pierce the gloom of 1940

Title page, list of illustrations, and two loose pages (21 and 21A) of this work for theatre; title manifests Du Bois's revision from "The Darker Wisdom" to "The Sorcery of Color."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Sorcery of color arithmetic

A series of division and addition operations apparently but not necessarily related to this work for the stage.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Feb. 21

Macmillan Company

Letter from Macmillan Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Theodore Purdy, Jr., Editorial Dept.; thanking him for submitting "Sorcery of Color" for consideration but declining to publish it and so returning it to him, under separate cover.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Notes on Dark Wisdom / Sorcery of Color

Scrap papers bearing some rough lines of monologue for this work for the stage.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Note on Dark Wisdom / Sorcery of Color

An isolated fragment (page 41) of an early draft outlining the settings of this work for stage, with some editorial marks.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The first tale black man, a fantasy

An introduction and early rendering of this work, which first appeared in the 1931 compilation, "Playthings of the Night," and which takes place at "the Earth's beginnings, when the moon was young."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The Christ of the Andes

An updated rendering of this work, which first appeared in the 1931 compilation, "Playthings of the Night," and which now comprises the body of "Peace & War," the fourth movement of "Darker Wisdom / Sorcery of Color."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers