6th C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series, 1988 (audio)
C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series Collection
Dr. Billie Gaines gives a lecture on Russian Alexander Pushkin. She discusses Pushkin’s ambivalence being an African descendent and Russian. Dr. Gaines also describes the gun dual that leads to Pushkin’s death and the distinguishing qualities of Black art and how these qualities are apparent in Pushkin’s work. She also discusses Alexander Pushkin as a symbol of America’s future mixed race population. Cut to a history of the blues from a prison in Mississippi. Unidentified men speak about and sing the blues. Corresponding video can be found by searching this file name: auc.093.b08t22.19880000.vid0042.
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Gaines, Billie, "6th C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series, 1988 (audio)" (1988). C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series Collection, Audio-Visual Recordings. 19.
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