Voices From the Harlem Renaissance

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Metadata
ISBN
0195093607
Collection
Part of Stetson Kennedy Library
Year
1995
Description

In "Voices from the Harlem Renaissance," Nathan Irvin Huggins provides more than 120 selections from the political writings, literature, and art of this watershed period.  Bringing together the most trenchant works from such writers as Langston Hughes, Nancy Cunard, Alain Locke, and Zora Neale Hurston, this fascinating collection depicts the impact of Harlem and New York City on those who lived there.  While focusing on the youthfulness and exuberance of the period, Huggins attends to the voices of alienation, anger, and rage-whether softly intoned or stridently voiced- so widely reflected in the writings of poets such as George S. Schuyler and Gwendolyn Bennett.  Also included are over twenty paintings and sculptures of the Renaissance period by such artists as Aaron Douglas, Sargent Johnson, and Hale Woodruff.