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The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello$
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Lindsey R. Swindall

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781604738247

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604738247.001.0001

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“I Give of My Talents to the People”

“I Give of My Talents to the People”

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(p.108) Chapter Five “I Give of My Talents to the People”
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The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello
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Lindsey R. Swindall

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604738247.003.0006

This chapter discusses the blurring line between Robeson the artist and Robeson the activist in the 1940s. During this time, his political activities added depth to his Othello interpretation, while his political involvement can be conceptualized as performance outside of the formal theater. In all arenas, he advocated against fascism and for the dignity of the African American community.

Keywords:   Paul Robeson, African American actors, political activist, antifascism, African American community

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