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Author: Venetria K Patton; Maureen Honey
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together a comprehensive selection of texts from the Harlem Renaissance-a key period in the literary and cultural history of the United States. Offers a unique, balanced collection of writers--men and women, gay and straight, familiar and obscure. Arranged by author, rather than by genre, this anthology includes works from major Harlem Renaissance figures as well as often-overlooked essayists, poets,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Essays
Literary collections
Musical texts
Poetry
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Double-take.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606744014
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Venetria K Patton; Maureen Honey
ISBN: 0813529298 9780813529295 0813529301 9780813529301
OCLC Number: 45166625
Description: xliv, 619 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Essays. The new Negro / Alain Locke --
The new Negro : what is he? / A. Philip Randolph and Chandler Owen --
The Negro in American literature / William Stanley Braithwaite --
Closed doors : a study in segregation / Ruth Whitehead Whaley --
Harlem : the culture capital / James Weldon Johnson --
A point of view : an opportunity dinner reaction / Brenda Ray Moryck --
The Negro-art hokum / George S. Schuyler --
The Negro artists and the racial mountain / Langston Hughes --
On Langston Hughes : I am a Negro, and beautiful / Amy Jacques Garvey --
Criteria of Negro art / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Blueprint for Negro writing / Richard Wright --
Characteristics of Negro expression / Zora Neale Hurston --
Impressions of the second Pan-African Congress / Jessie Redmon Fauset --
Africa for the Africans / Marcus Garvey --
Gift of the black tropics / W.A. Domingo --
The Caucasian storms Harlem / Rudolph Fisher --
The task of Negro womanhood / Elise Johnson McDougald --
On being young : a women and colored / Marita O. Bonner --
Woman's most serious problem / Alice Dunbar-Nelson --
Problems facing Negro young women / Marion Vera Cuthbert --
The legacy of the ancestral arts / Alain Locke --
Jazz at home / Joel A. Rogers --
The American Negro paints / Gwendolyn B. Bennett. Creative writing. The creation ; Mother night ; The white witch ; My city / James Weldon Johnson --
Violets ; You! Inez! ; I sit and sew ; The proletariat speaks ; His great career / Alice Dunbar-Nelson --
The heart of a woman ; Motherhood ; The octoroon ; Escape ; The black runner ; Wishes ; I want to die while you love me ; Tramp love ; Plumes : a folk tragedy / Georgia Douglas Johnson --
El beso ; The black finger ; The want of you ; Dusk ; A Mona Lisa ; Tenebris ; Goldie ; Rachel / Angelina Weld Grimké --
White things ; Lady, lady ; Letter to my sister ; Grapes : still-life ; Black man o'mine / Anne Spencer --
Oriflamme ; Here's April! ; Words! Words! ; Touché ; La vie c'est la vie ; Mary Elizabeth / Jessie Redmon Fauset --
The bronze legacy (To a brown boy) ; Exodus ; The birds in the cage ; The quilt / Effie Lee Newsome (aka Mary Effie Lee) --
Requiem ; In Haiti is riot of color ; Fog ; 'Cruiter / John F. Matheus --
The banjo player ; The scarlet woman ; Tired / Fenton Johnson --
The Harlem dancer ; If we must die ; Africa ; America ; Baptism ; Harlem shadows ; To O.E.A. ; Like a strong tree ; The tropics in New York ; Mattie and her sweetman / Claude McKay --
The chip woman's fortune ; The flight of the natives / Willis Richardson --
Wash day ; Definition ; Black baby ; Black faces ; Negro laughter ; Two old women a-shopping go! : a story of man, marriage, and poverty / Anita Scott Coleman --
Passion ; Spunk ; Sweat ; Color struck / Zora Neale Hurston --
Sanctuary / Nella Larsen --
Undertow / Eulalie Spence --
Song of the son ; Georgia dusk ; Portrait in Georgia ; Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer --
And what shall you say? ; Is it because I am black? ; Sonnet to Negro soldiers ; Rain music ; On the fields of France / Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr. --
The city of refuge ; Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher --
The voodoo's revenge / Eric Walrond --
Riding the goat / May Miller --
One boy's story ; The pot maker / Marita O. Bonner --
Ma Rainey ; Sam Smiley ; Southern road ; Strong men / Sterling A. Brown --
The Negro speaks of rivers ; Danse africaine ; Jazzonia ; Song to a Negro wash-woman ; Dream variation ; Desire ; Poem [2] ; The weary blues ; To midnight Nan at Leroy's ; Lullaby ; Listen here blues ; Bound no'th blues ; Song for a dark girl ; The blues I'm playing ; Mulatto : a tragedy of the deep South / Langston Hughes --
Heritage ; To a dark girl ; Hatred ; Advice ; Fantasy ; Wedding day ; Tokens / Gwendolyn B. Bennett --
The last citadel ; God's edict ; Cordelia the crude ; Emma Lou / Wallace Thurman --
Golgotha is a mountain ; Length of moon ; Nocturne at Bethesda ; A black man talks of reaping ; God give to men ; The return ; A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps --
Heritage ; Sacrament ; Tableau ; Yet do I marvel ; From the dark tower ; Colored blues singer ; To certain critics ; Little sonnet to little friends / Countee Cullen --
Rainy season love song ; The serving girl ; Lullaby ; The palm wine seller / Gladys May Casely Hayford (aka Aquah Laluah) --
No images ; Dust ; The radical / (William) Waring Cuney --
Shadow ; Sahdji ; Smoke, lilies, and jade! ; Sahdji, an African ballet / Richard Bruce Nugent (aka Richard Bruce) --
The typewriter ; The black dress / Dorothy West --
My race ; Magalu ; The road ; Mother ; Bottled ; Poem ; Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem / Helene Johnson --
Dusk ; Heritage ; Insatiate ; Poem--for a lover / Mae V. Cowdery.
Responsibility: edited by Venetria K. Patton and Maureen Honey.
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