Chapter 16. Aesthetic Hygiene: Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Work of Art

  1. Gene Andrew Jarrett Associate Professor of English former Acting Director
  1. Mark Christian Thompson Associate Professor of English

Published Online: 30 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323474.ch16

A Companion to African American Literature

A Companion to African American Literature

How to Cite

Thompson, M. C. (2010) Aesthetic Hygiene: Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Work of Art, in A Companion to African American Literature (ed G. A. Jarrett), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323474.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Boston University, England

Author Information

  1. Johns Hopkins University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405188623

Online ISBN: 9781444323474

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Keywords:

  • aesthetic hygiene: Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the work of art;
  • Du Bois's aesthetic geography - encompassing Europe, Africa, and African America;
  • Garvey - recognizing modern history as a vast cover-up, an immense web of conspiracy;
  • Du Bois - concerned with aesthetic form, the manner and quality of the work’s execution;
  • standard poets - most inspirational creators;
  • Art - granting knowledge of human nature

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Notes

  • Bibliography