Encyclopedia of the Harlem Literary Renaissance: The Essential Guide to the Lives and Works of the Harlem Renaissance Writers

Encyclopedia of the Harlem Literary Renaissance: The Essential Guide to the Lives and Works of the Harlem Renaissance Writers

by Lois Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 081604967X

ISBN-13: 9780816049677

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

"A broad artistic movement that involved literature, the visual arts, and music, the Harlem Renaissance was one of the most productive eras in American cultural history. Concentrating on the literary side of the movement - the writers, works, periodicals, editors, publishers, critics, and related topics - Encyclopedia of the Harlem Literary Renaissance provides…  See more details below

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"A broad artistic movement that involved literature, the visual arts, and music, the Harlem Renaissance was one of the most productive eras in American cultural history. Concentrating on the literary side of the movement - the writers, works, periodicals, editors, publishers, critics, and related topics - Encyclopedia of the Harlem Literary Renaissance provides authoritative coverage and unique insight into the literature of the Harlem Renaissance. An easy-to-use resource for students, general readers, and scholars alike, this volume is rich in material on this important literary movement." More than 800 concise, A-to-Z entries detail the historical relevance of the subject and explain how the writer, work, or idea helped shape American literature. The author draws on historical studies, biographies, literary criticism, and primary materials, including letters and diaries of such Harlem Renaissance figures as Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, W. E. B. DuBois, and Zora Neale Hurston. The book also includes a chronology, a list of works by Harlem Renaissance writers, cross-references, a bibliography, and an index.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816049677
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Literary Movements Series
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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