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            A Selected Bibliography of Paul Robeson 

Books by and about Paul Robeson

Here I Stand, by Paul Robeson, with preface by Lloyd L. Brown, introduction by Professor Sterling Stuckey, Beacon Press, 1998 

Paul Robeson, by Martin Bauml Duberman, New Press, 1995. 

**Paul Robeson, by Eloise Greenfield, 1975 

Paul Robeson, by Phillip Hayes Dean, Book Club Edition of the play performed in New York in 1978. 

**Paul Robeson, by Nick Healy, Raintree, 2003

Paul Robeson, by Marie Seton, Dobson Press, London, 1958. 

**Paul Robeson: Actor, Singer, Political Activist (African-American Biographies), by David K. Wright, Enslow Publishers, 1998. 

Paul Robeson, All American, by Dorothy Butler Gilliam, Simon & Schuster, 1976. 

Paul Robeson: Artist and Activist On Records, Radio and Television, Allan Lord Thompson, Wellingborough Northants, UK, 2004 

Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen, Jeffrey C. Stewart, ed., Rutgers University Press, 1998. 

**Paul Robeson: Biography of a Proud Man, by Joseph Nazel, Hooloway House Publishing Co., 1980 

Paul Robeson: Citizen of the World, Shirley Graham, Julian Messenger, Inc., 1946. 

Paul Robeson: Essays on His Life and Legacy, Joseph Dorinson and William Pencak, eds., McFarland & Co., 2002 

Paul Robeson: The Great Forerunner, by Freedomways, International Publishers, 1998. 

Paul Robeson: His Career in the Theatre, in Motion Pictures and on the Concert Stage, by Anatol Schlosser, unpublished doctoral dissertation, 1971. 

A Paul Robeson Handbook: Everything You Want to Know about Paul Robeson, by Lenwood Davis 

**Paul Robeson: Hero Before His Time, by Rebecca Larsen, Franklin Watts, 1989. 

**Paul Robeson: The Life and Times of a Free Black Man, by Virginia Hamilton, Harper & Row, 1974. 

A Paul Robeson Research Guide, by Lenwood Davis, Greenwood Press, 1982. 

**Paul Robeson: Singer and Actor, by Scott Ehrlich, Chelsea House Publishers, 1988. 

Paul Robeson Speaks: Writings, Speeches, Interviews, 1918-1974, edited by Philip S. Foner, Citadel Press, 1978. 

**Paul Robeson: A Voice of Struggle, by Burnham Holmes, Raintree/Steck Vaughn, 1994 

**Paul Robeson: A Voice to Remember, by Patricia McKissack and Frederick McKissack, Enslow Publishers, 1992. 

Paul Robeson's Last Days in Philadelphia, by Charlotte Turner Bell, Dorrance Publishing Co., 1986. 

Paul Robeson: Negro, by Eslanda Goode Robeson, Victor Gollancz, Ltd., London, 1930. 

Paul Robeson: The Years of Promise and Achievement, by Sheila Tully Boyle and Andrew Bunie, University of Massachusetts-Press: Amherst, 2001 

The Peace Advocacy of Paul Robeson, by Dr. Charles Wright 

Peekskill, USA, by Howard Fast 

Paul Robeson: Labor’s Forgotten Champion, by Dr. Charles Wright, Balamp Publisher, 1984 

The Whole World in His Hands: A Pictorial Biography of Paul Robeson, by Susan Robeson, Citadel Press, 1981 

The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: An Artist’s Journey, by Paul Robeson, Jr., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

The Young Paul Robeson: On My Journey Now, by Lloyd L. Brown, Westview Press, 1997

**Books intended for young readers

Books containing a chapter or section on Robeson
and/or numerous references to him

13 Against the Odds, by Erwin R. Embree, Viking Press, 1944 (Chapter on Robeson is entitled “Voice of Freedom.”)

The Autobiography of W.E.B. Du Bois, International Publishers, New York, 1968 

Ballad of an American: The Autobiography of Earl Robinson, by Earl Robinson, with Eric A. Gordon, Scarecrow Press, London, 1998 

Black in the British Frame: Black People in British Film and Television 1896-1996, by Stephen Bourne, Cassell, 2005

Black and Red: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Afro-American Response to the Cold War, 1944-1963, by Gerald Horne, State University of New York, 1986 

Black Genius And The American Experience, by Dick Russell 

The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret War Against the World’s Most Famous Scientist, by Fred Jerome, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 2002 

The Cold War Against Labor, 2 vols., Ann Fagan Ginger and David Christiano, eds., Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, 1987 

Communist Front?: The Civil Rights Congress, 1946-1956, by Gerald Horne, Associated University Presses, Cranbury, NJ, 1988 

Communists in Harlem During the Depression, by Mark Naison, Grove Press, 1984 

Crossing the River: A Memoir of the American Left, the Cold War, and Life in East Germany, Victor Grossman, 2003 

The Cultural Front, by Michael Denning, Verso Press, 1998 

Elisabeth Welch: Soft Lights and Sweet Music, by Stephen Bourne, Scarecrow Press, 2005

**Famous Negro Entertainers of Stage, Screen and TV, by Charlemae Rollins, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1967

Going Through the Storm: The Influence of African American Art in History, by Sterling Stuckey 

Great American Negroes, by Ben Richardson, Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1946

Highlights of A Fighting History: 60 Years of the Communist Party USA, Philip Bart, ed., International Publishers, New York, 1979 

History of the Communist Party of the United States, by William Z. Foster, International Publishers, New York, 1952 

Hollywood Red: The Autobiography of Lester Cole, by Lester Cole, Ramparts Press, 1981 

How Can I Keep From Singing: Pete Seeger, by David Dunaway, Da Capo Press, New York, 1990 

Inquisition in Eden, by Alvah Bessie, One of the Hollywood Ten, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1965 

Naming Names, by Victor S. Navasky, Penguin Books, 1980 

No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities, by Ellen W. Schrecker, Oxford University Press, 1986 

**Portraits of African-American Heroes, by Tonya Bolden, Dutton Children’s Books, 2003

Profiles of Great African Americans, by David Smallwood, Stan West, Allison Keyes, Publications International, 2000.

Race Against Empire: Black Americans and Anticolonialism, 1937-1957, by Penny M. Von Eschen, Cornell University Press, 1997 

Red Scare: Memories of the American Inquisition, An Oral History, by Griffin Fariello, Avon Books.

Short Biographies, edited by Harriet L. McClay and Helen Judson, Henry Holt & Co., 1938

The Story of Unity Theatre, by Colin Chambers, St. Martin’s Press, 1989

Tales of Wo-Chi-Ca: Blacks, Whites and Reds at Camp, by June Levine and Gene Gordon, Avon Springs Press, San Rafael, CA, 2002 

Tender Comrades: A Backstory of the Hollywood Blacklist, by Patrick McGilligan and Paul Buhle, St. Martin’s Press, 1997 

Thirty Years of Treason: Excerpts from Hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938-1968, Eric Bentley, ed., Viking Press, 1971 

Vito Marcantonio, Radical Politician, 1902-1954, by Gerald Meyer, State University of New York Press, 1989 

**Voices of Joy, Voices of Freedom, by Arnol Dobrin, 1972 

We Shall Not Be Moved: The Passage from the Great Migration to the Million Man March, by Velma Maia Thomas, Crown Publishers, 2002

With Ossie and Ruby: In This Life Together, by Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, William Morrow & Co., New York, 1998 

World’s Great Men of Color, Volume II, by J. A. Rogers, Touchstone Books, 1996

**Books intended for young readers

latest revision, 1/29/2005

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