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Alain L The Biography of a Philosopher

Author: Leonard Harris; Charles Molesworth
Publisher: Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Alain L. Locke (1886-1954), in his famous 1925 anthology The New Negro, declared that "the pulse of the Negro world has begun to beat in Harlem." Often called the father of the Harlem Renaissance, Locke had his finger directly on that pulse, promoting, influencing, and sparring with such figures as Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Jacob Lawrence, Richmond Barthé, William Grant Still, Booker T. Washington,  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Harris; Charles Molesworth
ISBN: 9780226317779 0226317773 9780226317809 0226317803
OCLC Number: 1020172693
Description: 1 online resource (449 Seiten)

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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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"The current neglect of Alain Locke should not make us skeptical of the claim made by [Harris and Molesworth], who call him 'the most influential African American intellectual born between W. E. B. Read more...

 
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