ISBN13:978-0140170368 ISBN10: 0140170367 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0670845101 ISBN10: 0670845108
Summary: From its beginnings in 1919, with soldiers returning from the Great War, to its sputtering end in 1934, with the Great Depression, the New Negro Movement in arts and letters proclaimed the experience of African American men and women. This magnificent volume features a wealth of fiction and nonfiction works by 45 writers from that exuberant era. This anthology of African American literature "features memoirs, essays, political statements, criticism, poetry, a
Summary: From its beginnings in 1919, with soldiers returning from the Great War, to its sputtering end in 1934, with the Great Depression, the New Negro Movement in arts and letters proclaimed the experience of African American men and women. This magnificent volume features a wealth of fiction and nonfiction works by 45 writers from that exuberant era. This anthology of African American literature "features memoirs, essays, political statements, criticism, poetry, and fiction." (Christ Sci Monit) ...show less
Edition/Copyright:95 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Penguin Classics Published: 06/28/1995 International: No
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Introduction Chronology Part I. Essays and Memoirs Returning Soldiers W. E. B. Du Bois The Migration of the Talented Tenth Carter G. Woodson Gift of the Black Tropics W. A. Domingo Africa for the Africans Marcus Garvey Liberty Hall Emancipation Day Speech On Marcus Garvey Mary White Ovington Black Manhattan James Weldon Johnson The New Negro Alain Locke Jazz at Home Joel A. Rogers Reflections on O'Neill's Plays Paul Robeson The Negro Digs Up His Past Arthur A. Schomburg The Task of Negro Womanhood Elise Johnson McDougald from The Big Sea Langston Hughes When the Negro Was in Vogue Harlem Literati Parties The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain The Negro-Art Hokum George S. Schuyler Criteria of Negro Art W. E. B. Du Bois Critiques of Carl Van Vechten's Nigger Heaven Du Bois J. W. Johnson The Caucasian Storms Harlem Rudolph Fisher Aaron Douglas Chats about the Harlem Renaissance Aaron Douglas Negro Art and America Albert C. Barnes The Negro Takes His Place in American Art Alain Locke The Negro Artist and Modern Art Romare Bearden from Dust Tracks on a Road Zora Neale Hurston from A Long Way from Home Claude McKay The Harlem Intelligentsia The New Negro in Paris La Bourgeoisie Noire E. Franklin Frazier With Langston Hughes in the USSR Louise Thompson Patterson Harlem Runs Wild Claude Mckay Blueprint for Negro Writing Richard Wright The Negro Renaissance and Its Significance Charles S. Johnson Part II. Poetry Song Gwendolyn Bennett Hatred The Day-Breakers Arna Bontemps Golgotha Is a Mountain Southern Road Sterling Brown Odyssey of Big Boy Frankie and Johnny Ma Rainey Long Gone Georgie Grimes Remembering Nat Turner The Young Voice Cries Mae Cowdery The Wayside Well Joseph S. Cotter For a Lady I Know Countee Cullen Incident Harlem Wine Yet Do I Marvel Heritage From the Dark Tower To a Brown Boy Tableau Saturday's Child Two Poets To France Nothing Endures Requiescam The Death Bed Waring Cuney La Vie C'est la Vie Jessie Redmon Fauset Dead Fires The Negro Speaks of Rivers Langston Hughes I, Too America The Weary Blues Jazzonia Mother to Son Negro Mulatto Elevator Boy Red Silk Stockings Ruby Brown Elderly Race Leaders Dream Variation Goodbye, Christ Advertisement for the Waldorf-Astoria Children of the Sun Fenton Johnson The Banjo Player Let Me Not Lose My Dream Georgia Douglas Johnson Old Black Men Black Woman The Heart of a Woman I Want to Die While You Love Me My Race Helene Johnson A Southern Road Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem Poem The White Witch James Weldon Johnson The Color Sergeant O Black and Unknown Bards Go Down Death The Creation If We Must Die Claude McKay Baptism The White House The Negro's Friend On a Primitive Canoe The Tropics in New York When Dawn Comes to the City The Desolate City The Harlem Dancer St. Isaac's Church, Petrograd Barcelona Lady, Lady Anne Spencer Song of the Son Jean Toomer Georgia Dusk The Blue Meridian Part III. Fiction from The Emperor Jones Eugene O'Neill from Cane Jean Toomer Karintha Fern Bona and Paul Birthright T. S. Stribling from There Is Confusion Jessie Redmon Fauset from Plum Bun from The Fire in the Flint Walter White Wedding Day Gwendolyn Bennett from Home to Harlem Claude McKay Snowstorm in Pittsburgh Spring in Harlem from Banjo Banjo's Ace of Spades from Banana Bottom from Quicksand Nella Larsen from Passing from The Closing Door Angelina Weld Grimke The Typewriter Dorothy West from The Dark Princess W. E. B. Du Bois from The Walls of Jericho Rudolph Fisher from Tropic Death Eric Walrond The Wharf Rats The Yellow One Smoke, Lilies and Jade Richard Bruce Nugent Luani of the Jungles Langston Hughes from Not Without Laughter Thursday Afternoon from The Ways of White Folks Father and Son The Blues I'm Playing Cordelia the Crude Wallace Thurman Harlem: A Forum of Negro Life from The Blacker the Berry... from Infants of the Spring from Black No More George Schuyler from God Sends Sunday Arna Bontemps from Black Thunder from One Way to Heaven Countee Cullen Drenched in Light Zora Neale Hurston Color Struck Jonah's Gourd Vine from Mule-Bone Zora Neale Hurston Langston Hughes Biographical Notes Acknowledgments
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