Documents of the Harlem Renaissance / [edited by] Thomas J. Davis and Brenda M. Brock.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, An imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2021]
Description
xlii, 243 pages 27 cm.

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Summary note
"This book explores the transformative energy and excitement that African Americans expressed in aesthetic and civic currents that percolated the opening of the 20th century and proved a force in the modernization of America."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages [219]-227) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • 1. The new negro mecca : Harlem. "Harlem" / Alain Locke (1925) ; "The black city" / Eric Walrond (1924) ; "The making of Harlem" / James Weldon Johnson (1925) ; "The city of refuge" / Rudolph Fisher (1925) ; "Harlem's nightlife" / Wallace Thurman (1927) ; "Amateur night in Harlem : 'That's why darkies were born'" / Dorothy West (1938) ; "When Harlem was in vogue" / Langston Hughes (1940)
  • 2. The new negro : a new time, a new people. "Lift every voice and sing" / James Weldon Johnson (1900) ; "A new negro for a new century" / Booker T. Washington et al. (1900) ; "The souls of black folk" / W. E. B. Du Bois (1903) ; "Possibilities of the negro : the advance guard of the race" / W. E. B. Du Bois (1903) ; "Public opinion and the negro" / Charles S. Johnson (1923) ; "The new negro faces America" / Eric Walrond (1923) ; "Enter the new negro" / Alain Locke (1925) ; "Who is the new negro, and why?" / J. A. Rogers (1927)
  • 3. The new negro at war. "Plea of the negro soldier" / Charles F. White (1907) ; "Her thirteen black soldiers" / Archibald H. Grimké (1917) ; "Close ranks" / W. E. B. Du Bois (1918) ; "Du Bois, one-time radical leader deserts and betrays cause of his race" / William Monroe Trotter (1918) ; "A negro woman to her adopted soldier boy" / Florence Lewis Bentley (1918) ; "The American negro in the World War" / Emmett J. Scott (1919) ; "Returning soldiers" / W. E. B. Du Bois (1919) ; "The colored soldier" / Langston Hughes (1919) ; "Two Americans" / Florence Lewis Bentley (1921) ; "The black draftee from Dixie" / Carrie Williams Clifford (1922)
  • 4. The new negro on the move. "Bound for the promised land" / Chicago Defender (1916) ; "Is migration a panacea?" / Cleveland Advocate (1920) ; "How much is the migration a flight from persecution?" / Charles S. Johnson (1923) ; "Cotton song" / Jean Toomer (1923) ; "Northboun'" / Ariel Williams (1927) ; "A summer tragedy" / Arna Bontemps (1933) --
  • 5. The new negro under attack. "The lynching of Jube Benson" / Paul Laurence Dunbar (1904) ; "The South's ungolden rule" / Charles F. White (1907) ; "Lynching : our national crime" / Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1909) ; "The massacre in East St. Louis" / NAACP (1917) ; "Chicago and its eight reasons" / Walter F. White (1919) ; "The eruption of Tulsa" / Walter F. White (1921) ; "The lynching" / Claude McKay (1922) ; "The harvest of race prejudice" / Kelly Miller (1925) ; "Scottsboro" / Langston Hughes (1931)
  • 6. The new negro self vision. "If we must die" / W. A. Domingo (1919) ; "If we must die" / Claude McKay (1919) ; "The negro speaks of rivers" / Langston Hughes (1921) ; "I am a negro" / Marcus Garvey (1923) ; "Vignettes of the dusk" / Eric Walrond (1924) ; "Heritage : what is Africa to me?" / Countee Cullen (1925) ; "The new negro college and the negro renaissance" / Kelly Miller (1926) ; "College" / Loren R. Miller (1927) ; "Africa : our challenge" / Susie Wiseman Yergan (1930)
  • 7. The new negro woman. "The colored woman and her part in race regeneration" / Fannie Barrier Williams (1900) ; "The heart of a woman" / Georgia Douglas Johnson (1918) ; "This must not be" / Carita Owens Collins (1919) ; "A letter to the editor" / A Southern Colored Woman (1919) ; "On being young, a woman, and colored" / Marita Bonner (1925) ; "Passing" / Nella Larsen (1929)
  • 8. The new negro children. "The true brownies" / W. E. B. Du Bois (1919) ; "Emmy" / Jessie Redmon Fauset (1912) ; "The fairy Good Willa" / Minnibelle Jones (1914) ; "A fairy story" / Carry S. Bond (1919) ; "GYP : a fairy story" / A. T. Kilpatrick (1921) ; "The judge" / Jessie Redmon Fauset (1921) ; "Drenched in light" / Zora Neale Hurston (1924) ; "To a dark girl" / Gwendolyn B. Bennett (1927)
  • 9. The new negro aesthetics. "The hope of the negro drama" / Willis Richardson (1919) ; "Negro art" / Mary White Ovington (1921) ; "The negro digs up his past" / Arthur A. Schomburg (1925) ; "Criteria of negro art" / W. E. B. Du Bois (1926) ; "Art or propaganda?" / Alain Locke (1928) ; "A brown aesthete speaks" / Unsigned (1928) ; "The negro artist and modern art" / Romare Bearden (1934)
  • The new negro afterward : conclusion.
ISBN
  • 9781440855566 (hardcover)
  • 1440855560 (hardcover)
LCCN
2020019076
OCLC
1153338806
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