The New Negro
  • Author : Alain Locke
  • Release Date : 13 January 2021
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 13 : 9780486849164
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Book Description: Widely regarded as the key text of the Harlem Renaissance, this landmark anthology of fiction, poetry, essays, drama, music, and illustration includes contributions by Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, James Weldon Johnson, and other luminaries.

The New Negro

The New Negro

Author : Alain Locke
Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
Genre : Literary Collections
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Widely regarded as the key text of the Harlem Renaissance, this landmark anthology of fiction, poetry, essays, drama, music, and illustration includes contributions by Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, James Weldon Johnson, and other luminaries....

The New Negro

The New Negro

Author : Jeffrey C. Stewart
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Winner of the 2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction. A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro -- the creative African Americans ...

The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader

The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader

Author : David Levering Lewis
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Literary Collections
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Features essays, memoirs, poetry, and fiction from a select group of authors who wrote during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s...

Harlem  Mecca of the New Negro

Harlem Mecca of the New Negro

Author : Alain LeRoy Locke
Publisher : Black Classic Press
Genre : Social Science
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The contributors to this edition include W.E.B Du Bois, Arthur Schomburg, James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen. Harlem Mecca is an indispensable aid toward gaining a better understanding of the Harlem Renaissance....

The Making of the New Negro

The Making of the New Negro

Author : Anna Pochmara
Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
Genre : Social Science
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The Making of the New Negro examines black masculinity in the period of the New Negro/Harlem Renaissance, which for many decades did not attract a lot of scholarly attention, until, in the 1990s, many scholars discovered how complex, significant, and fascinating it was. Using African American published texts, American ...

Picturing the New Negro

Picturing the New Negro

Author : Caroline Goeser
Publisher : Culture America (Hardcover)
Genre : Art
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Chronicles the vibrant partnership between literary and visual African American artists that resulted in the image of the New Negro. In the process, demonstrates that commercial illustration represents the largest and, in some cases, most progressive body of visual art associated with the Harlem Renaissance....

New Negro  An Interpretation

New Negro An Interpretation

Author : Alain Locke
Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
Genre : Fiction
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Widely regarded as the key text of the Harlem Renaissance, this landmark anthology of fiction, poetry, essays, drama, music, and illustration includes contributions by Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, James Weldon Johnson, and other luminaries....

Word  Image  and the New Negro

Word Image and the New Negro

Author : Anne Elizabeth Carroll
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Genre : Art
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A study of the interaction of word and image in the creative work of the Harlem Renaissance....

The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

Author : Mark Whalan
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : History
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More than 200,000 African American soldiers fought in World War I, and returning troops frequently spoke of "color-blind" France. Such cosmopolitan experiences, along with the brutal, often desegregated no-man's-land between the trenches, forced African American artists and writers to reexamine their relationship to mainstream (white) American culture. The war represented a ...

Inventing the New Negro

Inventing the New Negro

Author : Daphne Lamothe
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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It is no coincidence, Daphne Lamothe writes, that so many black writers and intellectuals of the first half of the twentieth century either trained formally as ethnographers or worked as amateur collectors of folklore and folk culture. In Inventing the New Negro Lamothe explores the process by which key figures ...

Portraits of the New Negro Woman

Portraits of the New Negro Woman

Author : Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Of all the images to arise from the Harlem Renaissance, the most thought-provoking were those of the mulatta. For some writers, artists, and filmmakers, these images provided an alternative to the stereotypes of black womanhood and a challenge to the color line. For others, they represented key aspects of modernity ...

Spectres of 1919

Spectres of 1919

Author : Barbara Foley
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Genre : History
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With the New Negro movement and the Harlem Renaissance, the 1920s was a landmark decade in African American political and cultural history, characterized by an upsurge in racial awareness and artistic creativity. In Spectres of 1919 Barbara Foley traces the origins of this revolutionary era to the turbulent year 1919, identifying the ...

New Negro  Old Left

New Negro Old Left

Author : William J. Maxwell,William Maxwell, Sir
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Howard "Stretch" Johnson, a charismatic Harlemite who graduated from Cotton Club dancer to Communist Party youth leader, once claimed that in late 1930s New York "75% of black cultural figures had Party membership or maintained regular meaningful contact with the Party." He stretched the truth, but barely. In a broad-ranging, revisionary ...

Escape from New York

Escape from New York

Author : Davarian L. Baldwin,Minkah Makalani
Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
Genre : History
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In the midst of vast cultural and political shifts in the early twentieth century, politicians and cultural observers variously hailed and decried the rise of the “New Negro.” This phenomenon was most clearly manifest in the United States through the outpouring of Black arts and letters and social commentary known ...