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Abstract: Starting from JoséItzigsohn and Karida L. Brown’s 2020 book, The Sociology of W. E. B. Du Bois, this article discusses the contribution of Du Boisian sociology to the field of postcolonial literary studies, arguing that his main concepts and his methodology might help untangle some of postcolonialism’s current debates.
Keywords: postcolonialism, race, subjectivity, double consciousness, literary studies.
Citation suggestion: Chiorean, Maria. “Race at the Centre: The Ramifications of W. E. B. Du Bois’s Sociology in Contemporary Literary Studies”. Transilvania, no. 2 (2021): 11-21. https://doi.org/10.51391/trva.2021.02.02.