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The Harlem Renaissance

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, 2004.
Series: Bloom's period studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s was the epicenter of a rebirth in African-American literature with the poetry and prose of writers such as Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Gwendolyn Brooks. This volume examines the defining themes and styles of African-American literature during this period. Presents essays that document the origins and influence of the Harlem Renaissance, focusing on key writing figures and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Langston Hughes; W E B Du Bois; James Weldon Johnson; Countee Cullen; Claude McKay; Zora Neale Hurston; Arna Wendell Bontemps; Nella Larsen; Jean Toomer; Angelina Emily Grimké
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791076792 9780791076798 0791079864 9780791079867
OCLC Number: 52766257
Description: viii, 336 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Harlem Renaissance re-examined / Warrington Hudlin --
Shape and shapers of the movement / Margaret Perry --
Black-white symbiosis : another look at the literary history of the 1920s / Amritjit Singh --
Langston Hughes : evolution of the poetic persona / Raymond Smith --
"Refined racism" : white patronage in the Harlem Renaissance / Bruce Kellner --
Color, sex, and poetry in the Harlem Renaissance / Akasha Gloria Hull --
Black autobiography and the comic vision / Richard K. Barksdale --
Harlem and the first Black Renaissance / Eva Lennox Birch --
Reading the Harlem Renaissance / David Levering Lewis --
Black Manhattan / James Weldon Johnson --
The new Negro / Alain Locke --
The Negro Renaissance and its significance / Charles S. Johnson --
The pulse of the Negro world / Amy Helene Kirschke --
The Negro author and his publisher / Sterling A. Brown --
Aspects of identity in Nella Larsen's novels / Cheryl A. Wall --
Survival and song : women poets of the Harlem Renaissance / Maureen Honey --
Iconography of the Harlem Renaissance / Patti Capel Swartz --
Toomer's Cane and the Harlem Renaissance / Geneviève Fabre --
The syncopated African / Michel Feith.
Series Title: Bloom's period studies.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
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Presents essays that document the origins and influence of the Harlem Renaissance, focusing on key writing figures and artists and the many challenges they faced.  Read more...

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