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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Edward Smethurst
|Description:||xii, 288 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Of the coming of the new red negro --
African-American poetry, ideology, and the left during the 1930s and 1940s from the third period to the popular front and beyond --
"The strong men gittin' stronger": Sterling Brown and the respresentation and re-creation of the southern folk voice --
"Adventures of a social poet": Langston Highes in the 1930s --
"I am black and I have seen black hands": The narratorial consciousness and constructions of the folk in 1930s African-American poetry --
Hughes's Shakespeare in Harlem and the rise of popular neomodernism --Hysterical ties: Gwendolyn Brooks and the rise of a "high" neomodernism --
The popular front , World War II, and the rise of neomoderism in African-American poetry of the 1940s --
Conclusion: Sullen bakeries of total recall".
|Series Title:||Race and American culture.|
|Responsibility:||James Edward Smethurst.|
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