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Harlem Renaissance Hub of African-American Culture, 1920-1930

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ISBN-10: 0679758895

ISBN-13: 9780679758891

Edition: N/A

Authors: Steven Watson

List price: $22.00
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It was W.E.B. DuBois who paved the way with his essays and his magazine The Crisis, but the Harlem Renaissance was mostly a literary and intellectual movement whose best known figures include Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, and Jean Toomer.  Their work ranged from sonnets to modernist verse to jazz aesthetics and folklore, and their mission was race propaganda and pure art.  Adding to their visibility were famous jazz musicians, producers of all-black revues, and bootleggers. Now available in paperback, this richly-illustrated book contains more than 70 black-and-white photographs and drawings.  Steven Watson clearly traces the rise and flowering of this…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English