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Double-take : a Revisionist Harlem Renaissance Anthology (01 Edition)

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In this important new anthology, Venetria K. Patton and Maureen Honey bring together a comprehensive selection of texts from the Harlem Renaissance-a key period in the literary and cultural history of the United States. The collection revolutionizes our way of viewing this era, since it redresses the ongoing emphasis on the male writers of this time. Double-Take offers a unique, balanced collection of writers-men and women, gay and straight, familiar and obscure. Arranged by author, rather than by genre, this anthology includes works from major Harlem Renaissance figures as well as often-overlooked essayists, poets, dramatists, and artists.

The editors have included works from a wide variety of genres-poetry, short stories, drama, and essays-allowing readers to understand the true interdisciplinary quality of this cultural movement. Biographical sketches of the authors are provided and most of the pieces are included in their entirety. Double-Take also includes artwork and illustrations, many of which are from original journals and have never before been reprinted. Significantly, Double-Take is the first Harlem Renaissance title to include song lyrics to illustrate the interrelation of various art forms.

Book News Annotation:

Arranged by author, 23 essays and 155 creative pieces represent the artistic and intellectual range of the Harlem Renaissance. Featuring the work of women and men in equal numbers, and including overlooked writers as well as the major figures of the period, the book assembles poetry, short stories, drama, essays, and song lyrics. Artwork and illustrations from periodicals of the time are also included. Essays discuss the history of Harlem, jazz, discrimination against African Americans, and sexism. Brief biographies precede the work of each writer.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Song Lyrics

Acknowledgements

Introduction

A Note on the Text

Chronology

ESSAYS

Alain Locke

A. Philip Randolph and Chandler Owen

William Stanley Braithwaite

Ruth Whitehead Whaley

James Weldon Johnson

Brenda Ray Moryck

George S. Schuyler

Langston Hughes

Amy Jacques Garvey

W.E.B. DuBois

Richard Wright

Zora Neale Hurston

Jessie Redmon Fauset

Marcus Garvey

W. A. Domingo

Randolph Fisher

Elsie Johnson McDougald

Marita O. Bonner

Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Marion Vera Cuthbert

Alain Locke

Joel E. Rogers

Gwendolyn B. Bennett

CREATIVE WRITING

James Weldon Johnson

Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Georgia Douglas Johnson

Angelina Weld Grimke

Anne Spencer

Jessie Redmon Fauset

Effie Lee Newsome (aka Mary Effie Lee)

John F. Matheus

Fenton Johnson

Claude McKay

Willis Richardson

Anita Scott Coleman

Zora Neale Hurston

Nella Larsen

Eulaine Spence

Jean Toomer

Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

Randolph Fisher

Eric Walrond

May Miller

Marita O. Bonner

Sterling A. Brown

Langston Hughes

Gwendolyn B. Bennett

Wallace Thurman

Arna Bontemps

Countee Cullen

Gladys May Casely Hayford (aka Aquah Laluah)

(William) Waring Cuney

Richard Bruce Nugent (aka Richard Bruce)

Dorothy West

Helene Johnson

Mae V. Cowdery

Bibligoraphy

Credits

Index of Writers and Artists

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813529301
Editor:
Patton, Venetria K.
Editor:
Honey, Maureen
Editor:
Patton, Venetria K.
Editor:
Honey, Maureen
Author:
Honey, Maureen
Author:
Patton, Venetria
Author:
Patton, Venetria K.
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Location:
New Brunswick, N.J.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Harlem renaissance
Subject:
Harlem
Subject:
African American arts
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
American literature -- 20th century.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
670
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 2.5 oz

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