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Beloved Harlem : a literary tribute to Black America's most famous neighborhood : from the classics to the contemporary

Author: William Banks
Publisher: New York : Harlem Moon/Broadway Books, 2005.
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Celebrating the rich diversity of Harlem life and culture, from the early twentieth century to the present day, a literary anthology features a compilation of essays, short stories, and novel excerpts.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Beloved Harlem.
New York : Harlem Moon/Broadway Books, 2005
(OCoLC)607706489
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Banks
ISBN: 0767914783 9780767914789
OCLC Number: 54536996
Description: xvii, 524 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. 1910s-1930s : the descendents of slaves emancipate a culture. Excerpt from The autobiography of an ex-colored man (1912) / James Weldon Johnson --
The negro's gift to mankind (1912) ; Excerpt from Dark princess (1928) / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Excerpt from Nigger heaven (1926) / Carl Van Vechten --
Excerpt from Home to Harlem (1928) / Claude McKay --
Negro life in the New York's Harlem (1928) / Wallace Thurman --
Spunk (1935) ; Art and such (1938) / Zora Neale Hurston --
Excerpt from the Negro version of Macbeth (1936) / William Shakespeare and Orson Welles --
Excerpt from Drums at dusk (1939) / Arna Bontemps --
II. 1940s-1960s : the thunder roars. Mammy (1940) / Dorothy West --
Excerpt from The street (1946) / Ann Petry --
Excerpt from Go tell it on the mountain (1952) / James Baldwin --
Spanish blood (1959) / Langston Hughes --
Excerpt from Purlie Victorious (1961) / Ossie Davis --
Excerpt from Bird at my window (1966) / Rosa Guy --
Excerpt from dem (1967) / William Melvin Kelley --
Excerpt from This child's gonna live (1969) / Sarah Elizabeth Wright. III. 1970s-2000s : and then we make the thunder. Excerpt from Daddy was a number runner (1970) / Louise Meriwether --
Excerpt from The cotillion, or, One good bull is half the herd (1971) / John Oliver Killens --
Crying for her man (1971) / Ann Allen Shockley --
Excerpt from Captain Blackman (1972) / John A. Williams --
Excerpt from A love so fine (1972) / William H. Banks, Jr. --
Excerpt from In the shadow of the peacock (1988) / Grace F. Edwards --
A Christmas story (1990) / Andrea Broadwater --
Excerpt from Voices of the self (1991) / Keith Gilyard --
Excerpt from Jazz (1992) / Toni Morrison --
Commentary (1997) / John Henrik Clarke --
Excerpt from Sowa's red beans and gravy (2002) / Diane Richards --
Excerpt from The queen of Harlem (2002) / Brian Keith Jackson --
Changes (2003) / Walter Dean Myers --
IV. New stories : new voices reflect, recount, and reinvent. Dreaming in Harlem (2002) / Rosemarie Robotham --
Excerpt from 8 times a week (2003) / Karen Robinson --
Pudd'nhead Barnes (2004) / Tracy Grant --
The commute (2004) / Carmen Scheidel --
Sudan Washington (2004) / Funmi Osaba --
Migdalia (2004) / Rachel De Aragon --
Physician of the mind and heart (2004) / Olubansile Abbas Mimiko --
My father's first bra (2004) / Ayesha Randolph.
Responsibility: edited by William H. Banks, Jr.
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Celebrating the rich diversity of Harlem life and culture, from the early twentieth century to the present day, a literary anthology features a compilation of essays, short stories, and novel excerpts.

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