Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance / Edition 2

Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance / Edition 2

by Houston A. Baker, Jr.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226035255

ISBN-13: 9780226035253

Pub. Date: 01/28/1989

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"Mr. Baker perceives the harlem Renaissance as a crucial moment in a movement, predating the 1920's, when Afro-Americans embraced the task of self-determination and in so doing gave forth a distinctive form of expression that still echoes in a broad spectrum of 20th-century Afro-American arts. . . . Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance may well become

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"Mr. Baker perceives the harlem Renaissance as a crucial moment in a movement, predating the 1920's, when Afro-Americans embraced the task of self-determination and in so doing gave forth a distinctive form of expression that still echoes in a broad spectrum of 20th-century Afro-American arts. . . . Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance may well become Afro-America's 'studying manual.'"—Tonya Bolden, New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226035253
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Edition description:
1
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.33(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance
Notes
Index

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