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The Black Chicago Renaissance

Author: Darlene Clark Hine; John McCluskey
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]
Series: New Black studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Beginning in the 1930s, Black Chicago experienced a cultural renaissance that lasted into the 1950s and rivaled the cultural outpouring in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. The contributors to this volume analyze this prolific period of African American creativity in music, performance art, social science scholarship, and visual and literary artistic expression. Unlike Harlem, Chicago was an urban industrial
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darlene Clark Hine; John McCluskey
ISBN: 9780252037023 0252037022 9780252078583 0252078586
OCLC Number: 772499394
Description: xxxiii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Let's call it love / [by] J.M. Mahlum. --
Black Chicago: History, Culture, and Community. African American cultural expression in Chicago before the Renaissance: the performing, visual, and literary arts, 1893-1933 / [by] Christopher Robert Reed ; The Negro Renaissance: Harlem and Chicago flowerings / [by] Samuel A. Floyd Jr. ; The problem of race and Chicago's great Tivoli Theater / [by] Clovis E. Semmes ; The Defender brings you the world: the Grand European Tour of Patrick B. Prescott Jr. / [by] Hilary Mac Austin. --
Black Chicago's Renaissance: Culture, Consciousness, Politics, and Place. The dialectics of placelessness and boundedness in Richard Wright's and Gwendolyn Brooks's fictions: crafing the Chicago Black Renaissance's literary landscape / [by] Elizabeth Schlabach ; Richard Wright and the season of manifestoes / John McCluskey Jr. ; Horace Cayton no road home / [by] David T. Bailey ; "Who are you America but me?" : the American Negro Exposition, 1940 / [by] Jeffrey Helgeson ; Chicago's native son: Charles White and the laboring of the Black Renaissance / [by] Erik S. Gellman. --
Visual Art and Artists in the Black Chicago Renaissance. Chicago's African American visual arts renaissance / [by] Murry N. DePillars.
Series Title: New Black studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey Jr. ; Marshanda A. Smith, Managing Editor.


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"Hine and McCluskey fill the gap found in the scholarship regarding the rise of black artistic communities."--The Journal of American Ethnic History "The Black Chicago Renaissance offers an in-depth Read more...

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