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Harlem Renaissance (Bloom's Literary Criticism)
     

Harlem Renaissance (Bloom's Literary Criticism)

by Harold Bloom (Editor)
 

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In the 1920's, African-American writers, painters, and musicians were beginning to form an artistic community that stretched beyond the streets of Harlem. Their work set the foundation for the emergence of the African-American voice and its influence on current American culture. This collection of essays focuses specifically on the origins of the Harlem Renaissance,

Overview

In the 1920's, African-American writers, painters, and musicians were beginning to form an artistic community that stretched beyond the streets of Harlem. Their work set the foundation for the emergence of the African-American voice and its influence on current American culture. This collection of essays focuses specifically on the origins of the Harlem Renaissance, its key writing figures and artists, and some of the difficulties they faced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791076798
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Series:
Bloom's Literary Criticism Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.04(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

Meet the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
July 11, 1930
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

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