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The sage in Harlem : H.L. Mencken and the black writers of the 1920s

Author: Charles Scruggs
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1984.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scruggs, Charles.
Sage in Harlem.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)563118209
Named Person: H L Mencken; H L Mencken; H L Mencken; Henry L Mencken
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Scruggs
ISBN: 0801830001 9780801830006
OCLC Number: 9412727
Description: viii, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Why Mencken? --
Mencken and "the colored brother" --
The age of satire: the teacher and his pupils --
The dream of the secular city: Mencken, Locke, and the "little American renaissance" --
Et tu Mencken? The end of the romance --
The Negro novel and the limits of realism --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Charles Scruggs.

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