W. E. B. Du Bois’s Photographs for the 1900 Paris Exposition (2000)

By Shawn Michelle Smith, African American Review, Winter, 2000 In The Souls of Black Folk, W. E. B. Du Bois describes.” Double-consciousness” as the “sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others” (8), and thereby situates a visual model of subjectivity at the center of what he calls “the strange meaning […]