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The Portable Harlem Renaissance reader

 

Title:
The Portable Harlem Renaissance reader
Name:
Lewis, David L., 1936-
Published:
New York : Viking, 1994
Physical Description:
xlvii, 766 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
American literature > African American authors.
African Americans > Literary collections.
American literature > New York (State) > New York.
American literature > 20th century.
Harlem Renaissance.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Contents:
W. E. B. Du Bois -- Returning Soldiers -- Carter G. Woodson -- The Migration of the Talented Tenth -- W. A. Domingo -- Gift of the Black Tropics -- Marcus Garvey -- Africa for the Africans -- Liberty Hall Emancipation Day Speech -- Mary White Ovington -- On Marcus Garvey -- James Weldon Johnson -- from Black Manhattan -- Alain Locke -- The New Negro -- Joel A. Rogers -- Jazz at Home -- Paul Robeson -- Reflections on O'Neill's Plays -- Arthur A. Schomburg -- The Negro Digs Up His Past -- Elise Johnson McDougald -- The Task of Negro Womanhood -- Langston Hughes -- When the Negro Was in Vogue -- Harlem Literati -- Parties -- The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain -- George S. Schuyler -- The Negro-Art Hokum -- W. E. B. Du Bois -- Criteria of Negro Art -- Du Bois and J. W. Johnson -- Critiques of Carl Van Vechten's Nigger Heaven -- Rudolph Fisher -- The Caucasian Storms Harlem -- Aaron Douglas -- Aaron Douglas Chats about the Harlem Renaissance -- Albert C. Barnes.
Negro Art and America -- Alain Locke -- The Negro Takes His Place in American Art -- Romare Bearden -- The Negro Artist and Modern Art -- Zora Neale Hurston -- from Dust Tracks on a Road -- Claude McKay -- The Harlem Intelligentsia -- The New Negro in Paris -- E. Franklin Frazier -- La Bourgeoisie Noire -- Louise Thompson Patterson -- With Langston Hughes in the USSR -- Claude McKay -- Harlem Runs Wild -- Richard Wright -- Blueprint for Negro Writing -- Charles S. Johnson -- The Negro Renaissance and Its Significance -- Gwendolyn Bennett -- Song -- Hatred -- Arna Bontemps -- The Day-Breakers -- Golgotha Is a Mountain -- Sterling Brown -- Southern Road -- Odyssey of Big Boy -- Frankie and Johnny -- Ma Rainey -- Long Gone -- Georgie Grimes -- Remembering Nat Turner -- Mae Cowdery -- The Young Voice Cries -- Joseph S. Cotter -- The Wayside Well -- Countee Cullen -- For a Lady I Know -- 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 -- Waring Cuney -- The Death Bed -- Jessie Redmon Fauset -- La Vie C'est la Vie -- Dead Fires -- Langston Hughes -- The Negro Speaks of Rivers -- 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 -- Fenton Johnson -- Children of the Sun -- The Banjo Player -- Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Let Me Not Lose My Dream -- Old Black Men -- Black Woman -- The Heart of a Woman -- I Want to Die While You Love Me -- Helene Johnson -- My Race -- A Southern Road -- Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem -- Poem -- James Weldon Johnson -- The White Witch -- The Color Sergeant -- O Black and Unknown Bards -- Go Down Death -- The Creation -- Claude McKay -- If We Must Die -- 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 -- Anne Spencer -- Lady, Lady -- Jean Toomer -- Song of the Son -- Georgia Dusk -- The Blue Meridian -- Eugene O'Neill -- from The Emperor Jones -- Jean Toomer -- Karintha -- Fern -- Bona and Paul -- T. S. Stribling -- from Birthright -- Jessie Redmon Fauset -- from There Is Confusion -- from Plum Bun -- Walter White -- from The Fire in the Flint -- Gwendolyn Bennett -- Wedding Day -- Claude McKay -- Snowstorm in Pittsburgh -- Spring in Harlem -- Banjo's Ace of Spades -- from Banana Bottom -- Nella Larsen -- from Quicksand -- from Passing -- Angelina Weld Grimke -- from The Closing Door -- Dorothy West -- The Typewriter -- W. E. B. Du Bois -- from The Dark Princess -- Rudolph Fisher -- from The Walls of Jericho -- Eric Walrond -- The Wharf Rats -- The Yellow One -- Richard Bruce Nugent -- Smoke, Lillies and Jade! -- Langston Hughes -- Luani of the Jungles.
Thursday Afternoon -- Father and Son -- The Blues I'm Playing -- Wallace Thurman -- Cordelia the Crude -- Harlem: A Forum of Negro Life -- from The Blacker the Berry . . . -- from Infants of the Spring -- George Schuyler -- from Black No More -- Arna Bontemps -- from God Sends Sunday -- from Black Thunder -- Countee Cullen -- from One Way to Heaven -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Drenched in Light -- Color Struck -- from Jonah's Gourd Vine -- Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes -- from Mule-Bone.
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