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Author Dixon, Thomas, Jr., 1864-1946.

Title The flaming sword / by Thomas Dixon ; with an introduction and notes by John David Smith
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2005]
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 453 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. The crime -- pt. 2. The search -- pt. 3. The solution
Summary "Thomas Dixon is perhaps best known as the author of the best-selling early twentieth-century Klan trilogy that included the novel The Clansman (1905), which provided the core narrative for D.W. Griffith's groundbreaking and still controversial film The Birth of a Nation (1915). In his twenty-eighth and last novel, The Flaming Sword (1939), Dixon takes to task his long-standing black critics, especially W.E.B. DuBois, by attacking what he considered to be a vast conspiracy by blacks and Communists to destroy America. A new introduction and detailed notes by John David Smith offer a valuable h
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page xxvii, xxix)
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Subject African American criminals -- Fiction.
Anti-communist movements -- Fiction.
Back to Africa movement -- Fiction.
Lynching -- Fiction.
Murder victims' families -- Fiction.
Racism -- Fiction.
White supremacy movements -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
South Carolina -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, John David, 1949-
ISBN 081317211X (electronic bk.)
9780813172118 (electronic bk.)