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Locke, Alain 1885-1954

Works: 192 works in 520 publications in 3 languages and 17,729 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Bibliography  Discography  Music  Poetry  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Photographer, Adapter, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: E185.82, 700.8996073
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The new Negro: an interpretation by Alain Locke( Book )
80 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part I, The Negro renaissance: The New Negro; Negro Art and America; The Negro in American Literature; Negro Youth speaks; Fiction; Poetry; Drama; Music; The Negro digs up his Past; Part II, The New Negro in a New World: The Negro Pioneers; The New frontage on American Life; The New Scene; The Negro and the American Tradition; Worlds of Color
The Negro in art; a pictorial record of the Negro artist and of the Negro theme in art by Alain Locke( Book )
34 editions published between 1940 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When peoples meet, a study in race and culture contacts by Alain Locke( Book )
17 editions published between 1942 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against the odds the artists of the Harlem Renaissance ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s was the scene of a passionate outburst of creativity by African-American visual artists. Rich archival footage, including newsreels and photographs, recalls the influential force of the exhibitions, the vibrancy of Harlem and the many significant personalities that shaped the movement, such as William E. Harmon, W.E.B. DuBois and Alain Locke
The Negro and his music. Negro art: past and present by Alain Locke( Book )
17 editions published between 1936 and 2002 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Negro and his music by Alain Locke( Book )
15 editions published between 1936 and 1985 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Race contacts and interracial relations : lectures on the theory and practice of race by Alain Locke( Book )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Race Contacts and Interracial Relations comprises five lectures that Alain Locke, Howard University professor of philosophy and critic of the Harlem Renaissance, delivered in 1916 at Howard University. Locke examines race and racism in twentieth-century social relations and provides a means of analyzing race and ethnic conflict in relation to economic and political changes in society. He suggests that a way to understand racial conflict is to look at nonracial issues that divide a society and at how race becomes a symbol of those issues and conflicts. Locke's early recognition and articulation of Franz Boas's theory of race in these lectures and his contention that racism is socially generated were intellectual departures at the time. While rejecting the biological basis of race, Locke proposes that the social concept of race could be employed by a minority as a cultural strategy for self-help and self-definition. Thus the lectures show that Locke's work in African American art and culture grew out of a considered analysis of race and modern society. In the introduction to this carefully edited volume, Jeffrey Stewart provides background on Alain Locke and other theorists on race whom Locke discusses, situates Locke's ideas on race within the context of his time, and relates Locke's lectures to his thought on art and culture and to contemporary arguments on race
Plays of Negro life; a source-book of native American drama by Alain Locke( Book )
17 editions published between 1927 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The critical temper of Alain Locke : a selection of his essays on art and culture by Alain Locke( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of Alain Locke by Alain Locke( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With the publication of The New Negro in 1925, Alain Locke introduced readers all over the U.S. to the vibrant world of African American thought. As an author, editor, and patron, Locke rightly earned the appellation "Godfather of the Harlem Renaissance." Yet, his intellectual contributions extend far beyond that single period of cultural history. Throughout his life he penned essays, on topics ranging from John Keats to Sigmund Freud, in addition to his trenchant social commentary on race and society. The Works of Alain Locke provides the largest collection available of his brilliant essays, gathered from a career that spanned forty years. They cover an impressively broad field of subjects: philosophy, literature, the visual arts, music, the theory of value, race, politics, and multiculturalism. Alongside seminal works such as "The New Negro" the volume features essays like "The Ethics of Culture," "Apropos of Africa," and "Pluralism and Intellectual Democracy." Together, these writings demonstrate Locke's standing as the leading African American thinker between W.E.B. Du Bois and Martin Luther King, Jr."--Publisher's website
Plays of Negro life : a source-book of native America drama by Alain Locke( Book )
3 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Negro in American culture by Margaret Just Butcher( Book )
35 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes material on Afro-American music, dance, folklore, music, dance, poetry, and art, plus the depiction of Afro-Americans in modern American fiction, drama, and art
The Negro in America by Alain Locke( Book )
9 editions published between 1933 and 1974 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Negro art : past and present by Alain Locke( Book )
7 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Negro poets by Alain Locke( Book )
6 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Negro artist comes of age; a national survey of contemporary American artists by Albany Institute of History and Art( Book )
4 editions published between 1945 and 1969 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A decade of Negro self-expression by Alain Locke( Book )
5 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le rôle du nègre dans la culture des Amériques by Alain Locke( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Au printemps 1943, le philosophe africain américain Alain Locke est invité en Haïti pour une série de six conférences sur l'apport des cultures africaines aux sociétés des Antilles et du Nouveau Monde. Il en profite pour repenser à nouveaux frais, dans le contexte de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, la question des relations raciales ou coloniales et l'avenir de la démocratie en Amérique et dans le reste du monde. Publiées en Haïti et en français, mais épuisées depuis longtemps, ses conférences sont enfin rééditées, dans une version révisée à partir des manuscrits originaux, et complétées par d'autres essais majeurs. Un livre indispensable pour découvrir la pensée d'Alain Locke, son importante contribution aux études culturelles et postcoloniales, et la vitalité de l'internationalisme noir au vingtième siècle"--Page 4 of cover
The Harlem Renaissance : an anthology by Cary D Wintz( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Included in this volume are Paul Laurence Dunbar's poems; Charles W. Chesnutt's "The Wife of his youth"; A criticism and assessment by William Dean Howells; W.E.B. du Bois' poems and The quest of the silver fleece; James Weldon Johnson's poems and The autobiography of an ex-colored man; Claude McKay's poems; Jean Toomer's Cane; Jessie Fauset's There is confusion; Walter White's The fire in the flint; The Civic Club Dinner; Alain Locke's Survey graphic -- Harlem: Mecca of the new Negro, and The new Negro; The Opportunity literary contest; Carl Van Vechten's Nigger heaven; Fire!!; Langston Hughes' The Negro artist and the racial mountain; W.E.B. du Bois on Artistic freedom and responsibility; Langston Hughes' poems, 1922-1930; Countee Cullen's poems from Color; James Weldon Johnson's God's trombones; Claude McKay's Home to Harlem and two reviews; Nell Larsen's Passing; Wallace Thurman's The blacker the berry; Langston Hughes' Not without laughter; Alain Locke's This year of grace; Arna Bontemps' God sends Sunday; Sterling Brown's Poems from Southern Road; Langston Hughes' A "social poet"; Zora Neale Hurston's Mules and men; and Criticism from The new challenge
Sahdji; for ballet, chorus, and bass soloist by William Grant Still( )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Leroy Locke Alain 1885-1954
LeRoy Locke, Alain 1886-1954
Locke, Alain.
Locke, Alain 1886-1954
Locke, Alain L.
Locke, Alain L. 1886-1954
Locke, Alain LeRoy
Locke Alain Leroy 1885-1954
Locke, Alain LeRoy 1886-1954
Locke, Alan
English (327)
French (9)
Spanish (2)