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Harlem's glory : Black women writing, 1900-1950 /

edited by Lorraine Elena Roses, Ruth Elizabeth Randolph.

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Names: Roses, Lorraine Elena, | Randolph, Ruth Elizabeth.
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996.
Topics: American literature - African American authors. | African American women - Literary collections. | African Americans - Literary collections. | American literature - Women authors. | American literature - 20th century. | Harlem Renaissance. | Amerikaans. | Letterkunde. | Vrouwelijke auteurs. | Negers. | Harlem Renaissance. | Littérature américaine - Auteurs noirs américains. | Noires américaines - Anthologies. | Noirs américains - Anthologies. | Littérature américaine - 20e siècle - Anthologies. | Harlem Renaissance. | Écrits de femmes américains. | Anthologie. | Harlem renaissance. | Literatur. | Schriftstellerin.
Regions: Schwarze. | USA.
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Physical Description: xiii, 538 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN: 0674372697 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780674372696 (cloth : alk. paper)
Summary: In poems, stories, memoirs, and essays about color and culture, prejudice and love, and feminine trials, dozens of African-American women writers - some famous, many just discovered - give us a sense of a distinct inner voice and an engagement with their larger double culture. Harlem's Glory unfolds a rich tradition of writing by African-American women, hitherto mostly hidden, in the first half of the twentieth century. In historical context, with special emphasis on matters of race and gender, are the words of luminaries like Zora Neale Hurston and Georgia Douglas Johnson as well as rare, previously unpublished writings by figures like Angelina Weld Grimke, Elise Johnson McDougald, and Regina Andrews, all culled from archives and arcane magazines.
Other Names: Roses, Lorraine Elena, 1943-
Randolph, Ruth Elizabeth.

More Details for: Harlem's glory : Black women writing, 19