Poetry, Desire, And Fantasy In The Harlem Renaissance

Poetry, Desire, And Fantasy In The Harlem Renaissance

by Raphael Comprone
     
 

This groundbreaking work uses psychoanalysis to reinvigorate Harlem Renaissance studies. In detailed, focused sections, Poetry, Desire, and Fantasy in the Harlem Renaissance explores issues of white subjectivity in Hughes and Hurston; the embrace of primitivism by Claude McKay; musings on racial transformation and racial hierarchies; and the decline of the Harlem

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This groundbreaking work uses psychoanalysis to reinvigorate Harlem Renaissance studies. In detailed, focused sections, Poetry, Desire, and Fantasy in the Harlem Renaissance explores issues of white subjectivity in Hughes and Hurston; the embrace of primitivism by Claude McKay; musings on racial transformation and racial hierarchies; and the decline of the Harlem Renaissance.

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ISBN-13:
9780761833581
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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