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Aphrodite's daughters : three modernist poets of the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Maureen Honey
Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aphrodite's Daughters brings to dramatic life three lyrical poets of the Harlem Renaissance whose work was among the earliest to display erotic passion as a source of empowerment for women. Angelina Weld Grimke, Gwendolyn B. Bennett, and Mae V. Cowdery are framed as bold pioneers whose verse opened new frontiers into women's sexuality at the dawn of a new century. Honey describes Grimke construction of a Sapphic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mae V approximately Cowdery; Gwendolyn Bennett; Angelina Weld Grimké; Gwendolyn Bennett; Angelina Weld Grimké
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Honey
ISBN: 9780813570808 0813570808
OCLC Number: 1030341691
Description: Online Ressource
Responsibility: Maureen Honey.

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The Harlem Renaissance was a watershed moment for racial uplift, poetic innovation, sexual liberation, and female empowerment. Aphrodite's Daughters introduces us to three amazing women who were at  Read more...

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