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A companion to the Harlem Renaissance

Other Authors: Sherrard-Johnson, Cherene, 1973-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chichester, West Sussex, UK; Malden, MA, USA : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Physical Description: xii, 484 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 91.
Table of Contents:
  • What Renaissance?: A Deep Genealogy of Black Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York City / Carla L. Peterson
  • Postbellum, Pre-Harlem: Black Writing before the Renaissance / Andreá N. Williams
  • Harlem Nights: Expressive Culture, Popular Performance, and the New Negro / Jayna Brown
  • The New Negro and the New South / Erin D. Chapman
  • "All the loving words I never dared to speak": Angelina Weld Grimké's Sapphic Modernism / Maureen Honey
  • Modernism and the Urban Frontier in the Work of Dorothy West and Helene Johnson / Cynthia Davis and Verner D. Mitchell
  • Blueprints for Negro Reading: Sterling Brown's Study Guides / Sonya Posmentier
  • Fashioning Internationalism in Jessie Redmon Fauset's Writing / Elizabeth M. Sheehan
  • The New Negro Iconoclast, or, The Curious Case of George Samuel Schuyler / Ivy G. Wilson
  • Nella Larsen's Spiritual Strivings / Kathy L. Glass
  • Pastoral and the Problem of Place in Claude McKay's Harlem Shadows / Jennifer Chang
  • Gwendolyn Bennett: A Leading Voice of the Harlem Renaissance / Belinda Wheeler
  • Reconsidering the Literary Career of Chicago's Zara Wright / Rynetta Davis
  • "Betwixt and between": Zora Neale Hurston Inand Outof Harlem / Carla Kaplan
  • Salon Cultures and Spaces of Culture Edification / andré m. Carrington
  • The Sensuous Harlem Renaissance: Sexuality and Queer Culture / Shane Vogel
  • Changing Optics: Harlem Renaissance Theater and Performance / Soyica Diggs Colbert
  • Phonography, Race Records, and the Blues Poetry of Langston Hughes / Lisa Hollenbach
  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Sculpture of the Harlem Renaissance / Kirsten Pai Buick
  • Authenticity and the Boundaries of Blackness / J. Martin Favor
  • Black Marxism and the Literary Left / Gary Edward Holcomb
  • "Light, bright and damn near white": Representations of Mixed Race in the Harlem Renaissance / Michele Elam
  • The Aesthetics of Anticipation: The Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement / Margo Natalie Crawford
  • The "Lost Years" or a "Decade of Progress"?: African American Writers and the Second World War / Vaughn Rasberry
  • Ethiopia in the Verse of the Late Harlem Renaissance / Nadia Nurhussein
  • Mapping the Harlem Renaissance in the Americas / Michael Soto
  • Virtual Harlem: Experiencing the New Negro Renaissance / Bryan Carter.