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Alain L. Locke : biography of a philosopher

Author: Leonard Harris; Charles Molesworth
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Often called the father of the Harlem Renaissance, Locke promoted, influenced, and sparred with such figures as Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Jacob Lawrence, and many more. This biography narrates the story of his profound impact on 20th-century America's cultural and intellectual life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harris, Leonard, 1948-
Alain L. Locke.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008028664
(OCoLC)225876111
Named Person: Alain Locke; Alain Locke; Alain LeRoy Locke; Alain LeRoy Locke
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Harris; Charles Molesworth
ISBN: 9780226317809 0226317803
OCLC Number: 662453003
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 432 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Lockes of Philadelphia --
Harvard --
Oxford and Berlin --
Howard: the early years --
Howard and Beyond --
The Renaissance and the New Negro --
After The New Negro --
New horizons: Sahdji to the bronze booklets --
The educator at work and at large --
Theorizing democracy --
The final years --
Locke's legacy.
Responsibility: Leonard Harris & Charles Molesworth.
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Alain L Locke, in his famous 1925 anthology "The New Negro", declared that 'the pulse of the Negro world has begun to beat in Harlem'. This biography of this extraordinarily gifted philosopher and  Read more...

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