Literary Sisters: Dorothy West and Her Circle, A Biography of the Harlem Renaissance

Literary Sisters: Dorothy West and Her Circle, A Biography of the Harlem Renaissance

by Verner D. Mitchell, Cynthia Davis

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ISBN-13: 9780813551463
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2011
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

VERNER D. MITCHELL is an associate professor of English at the University of Memphis. He is the editor of This Waiting for Love: Helene Johnson, Poet of the Harlem Renaissance.

CYNTHIA DAVIS is a professor of English and chair of General Education (ACE) at Barry University. She is the author of Dynamic Communication for Engineers and (with Verner D. Mitchell) Dorothy West: Where the Wild Grape Grows and Western Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance: The Life and Writings of Anita Scott Coleman.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments

Prologue

1. "Nothing So Broadening as Travel": Porgy, 1929
2. The Benson Family Comes to Boston
3. Pauline Hopkins and African American Literature in New England
4. Boston Girlhoods, 1910-1925
5. The Youngest Members of the Harlem Renaissance, 1926-1931
6. The Russian Interlude, Literary Salons, and Challenge

Epilogue

Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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