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The new Negro : readings on race, representation, and African American culture, 1892-1938 /

edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Gene Andrew Jarrett.

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Names: Gates, Henry Louis, | Jarrett, Gene Andrew,
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007.
Topics: American literature - African American authors - History and criticism. | African Americans - Intellectual life. | African Americans in literature.
Regions: United States - Civilization - African influences. | United States - Civilization - 20th century.
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I. The new Negro. The new Negro / W.E.C. Wright -- An appeal to the king / J.W.E. Bowen -- Afro-American education / Booker T. Washington -- Heroes and martyrs / N.B. Wood -- The club movement among colored women of America ; The intellectual progress of the colored women of the United States since the Emancipation Proclamation / Fannie Barrier Williams -- Rough sketches : a study of the features of the new Negro woman ; Rough sketches : the new Negro man / John Henry Adams, Jr. -- An ostracised race in ferment : the conflict of Negro parties and Negro leaders over methods of dealing with their own problem / Ray Stannard Baker -- The new Negro / William Pickens -- Returning soldiers / W.E.B. Du Bois -- The new Negro and the U.N.I.A. / Marcus Garvey -- As to 'The new Negro' / Anonymous -- The new Negro / Geroid Robinson -- The new politics ; Education and the race / Hubert H. Harrison -- The new Negro ; Sterling Brown : the new Negro folk-poet / Alain Locke -- The new Negro Hokum / Gustavus Adolphus Stewart -- Who is the new Negro, and why? / J.A. Rogers -- The new Negro as revealed in his poetry / Charlotte E. Taussig ; La Bourgeoisie Noire / E. Franklin Frazier -- The new Negro in Paris / Claude McKay -- The rise of the Black internationale / George S. Schuyler -- II. How should art portray the Negro? One phase of American literature / Anna Julia Cooper -- [Negro in literature] / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- The Negro in books / Charles W. Chesnutt -- The Negro in literature / William Stanley Braithwaite -- The Negro in art : how shall he be portrayed / The Crisis Symposium -- Some aspects of the Negro interpreted in contemporary American and European literature / John Frederick Matheus -- The Negro in recent American literature / Eugene Clay.
III. The renaissance. The younger literary movement / W.E.B. Du Bois -- Negro youth speaks / Alain Locke -- Uncle Tom's mansion / Carl van Vechten -- The Aframerican : new style / H.L. Mencken -- The Negro renaissance / Carl van Doren -- The Negro renaissance / Walter White -- The Negro literary renaissance / Benjamin Brawley -- The Negro 'renaissance' / Lloyd Morris -- The Negro Renaissance / Martha Gruening -- Our Negro 'intellectuals' / Allison Davis -- For a Negro magazine / Claude McKay -- IV. Art or propaganda? Art and propaganda / Eric Walrond -- Propaganda in the theatre / Willis Richardson -- Criteria of Negro art / W.E.B. du Bois -- Art or propaganda? ; Propaganda--or poetry? / Alain Locke -- Blueprint for Negro writing / Richard Wright.
V. Literature : history and theory. Afro-American women and their work / Katherine Tillman -- The value of race literature / Victoria Earle Matthews -- The writing of a novel / Charles W. Chesnutt -- The Negro in literature and art / W.E.B. du Bois -- Negro literature for Negro pupils / Alice Dunbar-Nelson -- Negro race consciousness as reflected in race literature / Robert E. Park -- Colored authors and their contributions to the world's literature / Irene M. Gaines -- A point of view (an opportunity dinner reaction) / Brenda Ray Moryck -- The Negro digs up his past / Arthur A. Schomburg -- A note on the sociology of Negro literature / Fred Dearmond -- Negro art, past and present / Albert C. Barnes -- Survey of Negro literature, 1760-1926 / Thomas L.G. Oxley -- Race prejudice and the Negro artist / James Weldon Johnson -- Negro literature / Walter White -- Characteristics of Negro expression / Zora Neale Hurston -- The Negro genius / Benjamin Brawley.
VI. Literature : the literary profession and the marketplace. On a certain condescension in white publishers / Hubert H. Harrison -- The Negro audience / Willis Richardson -- Negro authors must eat / George W. Jacobs (George S. Schuyler) -- The dilemma of the Negro author ; Negro authors and white publishers / James Weldon Johnson -- Our literary audience / Sterling A. Brown -- A Negro writer to his critics / Claude McKay -- Problems facing the Negro writer today / Eugene C. Holmes -- VII. Literature : poetry. Some contemporary poets of the Negro race / William Stanley Braithwaite -- Dunbar's poetry in literary English / Charles Eaton Burch -- The Negro in poetry / John Edward Bruce -- Old school of Negro 'critics' hard on Paul Laurence Dunbar / Thomas Millard Henry -- Negro poets and their poetry / Wallace Thurman -- The Negro poets of the United States / Alain Locke -- Mr. Garvey as a poet / T. Thomas Fortune -- Preface (from The book of American Negro poetry) / James Weldon Johnson.
VIII. Music : spirituals. Negro music / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- The sorrow songs / W.E.B. du Bois -- Negro folk song / John W. Work -- The Negro spirituals / Alain Locke -- The Negro spirituals and American art / Laurence Buermeyer -- Self-portraiture and social criticism in Negro folk-song / B.A. Botkin -- Spirituals and neo-spirituals / Zora Neale Hurston -- IX. Music : jazz. Whence comes jass? / Walter Kingsley -- That mysterious 'jazz' / Grenville Vernon -- Jazzing away prejudice ; Where The etude stands on jazz / Anonymous -- Jazz at home / J.A. Rogers -- From the appeal of jazz / R.W.S. Mendl -- Hot jazz / Robert Goffin -- From Swing that music / Louis Armstrong.
X. Theater. The Negro in drama / Rollin Lynde Hartt -- Reflections on O'Neill's plays / Paul Robeson -- The drama of Negro life / Montgomery Gregory -- The gift of laughter / Jessie Fauset -- Same old blues / Theophilus Lewis -- The drama of Negro life / Alain Locke -- The Negro in the field of drama / Rowena Woodham Jelliffe -- Has the Negro a place in the theatre? / Jules Bledsoe -- A criticism of the Negro drama as it relates to the Negro dramatist and artist / Eulalie Spence -- From Black Manhattan / James Weldon Johnson -- The Negro theatre--a dodo bird / Ralph Matthews -- XI. The fine arts. A note on African art ; The American Negro as artist ; African art : classic style / Alain Locke -- Henry Ossawa Tanner / Jessie Fauset -- African plastic in contemporary art / Harry Alan Potamkin -- The Negro artist and modern art / Romare Bearden.
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