An American friendship : Horace Kallen, Alain Locke, and the development of cultural pluralism / David Weinfeld.

Author
Weinfeld, David, 1982- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2022.
  • ©2022
Description
xi, 248 pages ; 24 cm

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"An American Friendship narrates the development of cultural pluralism, an idea that emerged in the early twentieth century to explain and shape American diversity, as told through the unlikely friendship of two philosophers, Jewish immigrant and Zionist leader Horace Kallen, and African American Alain Locke, intellectual godfather of the Harlem Renaissance"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-239) and index.
Contents
Introduction: What difference does the difference make? Cultural pluralism as friendship -- From Berenstadt to Boston -- The talented among the tenth -- Locke and Kallen, student and teacher -- American pluralists, friends at Oxford -- The Plural is political -- Plural in culture, universal in religion -- Friendship rekindled, pluralism refined -- Locke's legacy, Kallen's memory -- Conclusion: Differences made.
ISBN
  • 9781501763090 ((hardcover))
  • 1501763091
LCCN
2021052349
OCLC
1260291858
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