Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars: A New Pandora's Box

Nationalism, Marxism, and African American Literature between the Wars: A New Pandora's Box

by Anthony Dawahare
     
 

ISBN-10: 1934110515

ISBN-13: 9781934110515

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi


A call to recognize Marxism's underestimated influence on the course of African American letters  See more details below

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A call to recognize Marxism's underestimated influence on the course of African American letters

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ISBN-13:
9781934110515
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. 1Nationalism in the Harlem Renaissance
Ch. 1Black Nationalist Discourse in the Postwar Period3
Ch. 2The Dual Nationalism of Alain Locke's The New Negro30
Ch. 3The Dance of Nationalism in the Harlem Renaissance48
Pt. IIInternationalism and African American Writing in the 1930s
Ch. 4Marxism and Black Proletarian Literary Theory73
Ch. 5Langston Hughes's Radical Poetry and the "End of Race"92
Ch. 6Richard Wright's Critique of Nationalist Desire111
Afterword: Beyond Twentieth-Century Nationalisms in the Study of African American Culture135
Bibliography141
Index157

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