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Author Howes, Kelly King.

Title Harlem Renaissance / Kelly King Howes ; Christine Slovey, editor
Published Detroit : U X L, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Harlem Renaissance timeline -- Map of Harlem -- "If we must die": currents old and new combine to set the stage: If we must die / by Claude McKay -- "Only we can tell the tale": the Harlem Renaissance is launched: "We return fighting" / by W.E.B. Du Bois -- from The new Negro / by Alain Locke -- "In a deep song voice": fiction and poetry: from Go down death / by James Weldon Johnson -- Weary blues / by Langston Hughes -- Yet do I marvel / by Countee Cullen -- Tropics in New York / by Claude McKay -- Black man talks of reaping / by Arna Bontemps -- Sonnett to a Negro in Harlem / by Helen Johnson -- "Yes! It captured them": the performing arts -- "Beauty of the African and the Afro-American": the visual arts: Ethiopia awakening / by Meta Warrick Fuller -- Aspects of Negro life: the Negro in an African setting / by Aaron Douglas -- Ezekiel saw the wheel / by William H. Johnson -- Stevedore / by Richmond Barthe -- Gamin / by Augusta Savage -- Wedding day / by James Van Der Zee -- "Oh, play it, Mr. Man!": Harlem nightlife is hot -- "Swell time while it lasted": the end of the Harlem Renaissance -- Countee Cullen: Incident -- Heritage -- Aaron Douglas -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington -- Jessie Redmon Fauset -- Langston Hughes: Negro speaks of rivers -- Mother to son -- Dream variation -- Zora Neale Hurston: from Sweat -- Nella Larsen -- Alain Locke -- Claude McKay: Harlem shadows -- from Home to Harlem -- Bessie Smith -- Wallace Thurman -- Jean Toomer: from "Carma" in Cane -- Carl Van Vechten -- Ethel Waters
Summary This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Original: xxix, 293, xlii pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Subject African American arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Harlem Renaissance -- Juvenile literature.
African American arts
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964
Harlem Renaissance
African American arts.
Art, Architecture & Applied Arts.
Fine Arts - General.
Harlem Renaissance.
Harlem renaissance
New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author Slovey, Christine.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
LC no. 00034364
ISBN 0787693022