Du Bois’s 1928 novel Dark Princess was written in English but its medievalist re-imagining of a court romance is set in Berlin, where its African American protagonist falls in love with a princess who introduces him to a world of people of colour in positions of power and influence. Useful for courses on medievalisms or courses on transnational depictions of Germany, and could be used for courses on representations of Germany taught to students without German or not on a German degree programme.

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