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Robeson, Paul Jr 1927-2014

Overview
Works: 48 works in 99 publications in 2 languages and 3,291 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Sources  History  Dictionaries  Music  Operas 
Roles: Performer, Translator, Interviewee
Classifications: E185.97.R63, 782.0092
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Paul Robeson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Paul Robeson
The undiscovered Paul Robeson : an artist's journey, 1898-1939 by Paul Robeson ( Book )
9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson's son traces his father's rise to fame and reveals the depths of his cultural scholarship, explores the difficulties he overcame in his personal and political life, and illustrates his emergence as a symbol of the anticolonial and antifascist struggles
Paul Robeson, Jr. speaks to America by Paul Robeson ( Book )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Black way of seeing : from "liberty" to freedom by Paul Robeson ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author argues that previous attempts at black empowerment has failed in the United States, arguing for a greater commitment on the part of African Americans to be agents of change for the country as a whole
The undiscovered Paul Robeson : quest for freedom, 1939-1976 by Paul Robeson ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eagerly awaited second volume of Paul Robeson, Jr.'s acclaimed biography of his father, the legendary singer, actor, and social activistThe greatest scholar-athlete-performing artist in U.S. history, Paul Robeson was one of the most compelling figures of the twentieth century. In this final volume of his groundbreaking biography, Paul Robeson, Jr. tells the untold, inside story of his father's life from World War II until his death, including his fight against racism and injustice and his courageous defiance of persecution by government agencies. Breaks new ground, using unpublished photographs and source materials from private diaries, letters, and government documents. Offers unprecedented insight into how Robeson bridged the contradictions of his personal and public life Praised as "an accomplished and moving memoir" (Boston Globe, on Vol. 1) and "an important, well-wrought addition to African-American Cold War and theater scholarship" (Publishers Weekly)Revealing a multi-faceted figure who moved among major roles as a performer, political activist, husband, and father, The Undiscovered Paul Robeson traces the dramatic arc of one of the nation's most distinguished performing artists and passionate leaders in the fight for universal human rights
Paul Robeson pioneer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
Readings from Voices of a people's history of the United States by Howard Zinn ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On October 22, 2004, Howard Zinn was honored by the New York Society for Ethical Culture. Friends and supporters came to hear readings from Zinn's Voices of a People's history of the United States, the companion book to A people's history of the United States, which collects first hand accounts of U.S. history from the perspectives of common people and political activists. Democracy Now's Amy Goodman hosted an evening of readings by actors, activists, and authors ..."--Container
Paul Robeson icon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emperor Jones: Brutus Jones, a African American Pullman porter schemes, swindles, and powers his way to become ruler of a Caribbean island. Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist: traces the singer-actor and political activist's career through his activism and his socially charged performances of his signature song, Ol' Man River. Our Paul: Actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones and filmmaker William greaves recall Paul Robeson, his impact on African-American culture, and the controversy that plagued his final years. Robeson on Robeson: Paul Robeson's son, Paul Robeson, Jr. briefly discusses his father's approach to film and specifically his role as Emperor Jones
Daniel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel is tormented by shattering memories of his parents' execution for espionage. Daniel embarks on a painful journey through three decades of dissidence and demoralizing struggles with the help of his wife, lawyer, and adoptive parents
Paul Robeson, tributes, selected writings ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russian-English glossary of electronics and physics by Consultants Bureau ( Book )
6 editions published in 1957 in English and Russian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russian-English glossary of acoustics and ultrasonics by Consultants Bureau ( Book )
5 editions published in 1958 in English and Russian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Porgy and Bess selections : original cast and other early recordings by George Gershwin ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spectral, spatial, and temporal properties of lasers by A. M Ratner ( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson : a speech recorded in 1957, giving a clear example of his power as a political activist
A lonesome road by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1986 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Show boat 1962 studio cast recording by Jerome Kern ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs of free men by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The essential Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson by Marie Seton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson sings "Ol' man river" & other favorites by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Robeson, P.
Robeson, Paul
Robeson, Paul Jr
Languages
English (72)
Russian (2)
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