12359. The Souls of Black Folk (w.e.b. Dubois) and the Black Bourgeois (W. Franklin Frazier.
Discusses how these two authors used two different psychological metaphors to describe the conditions of African-Americans: "double-consciousness" (DuBois) and "inferiority complex" (Frazier). Both books contribute much to understanding; however, despite DuBois's eloquence as a writer, it is claimed that Frazier presents a more persuasive argument. 8 pages, 13 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
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