Franklin

Women of the Harlem renaissance / Cheryl A. Wall.

Author/Creator:
Wall, Cheryl A. author.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995. , ©1995
Series:
Women of letters (Bloomington, Ind.)
Women of letters
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African American women -- New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life.
Fauset, Jessie Redmon -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hurston, Zora Neale -- Criticism and interpretation.
Larsen, Nella -- Criticism and interpretation.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.
African American women in literature.
Place of Publication:
United States Illinois Bloomington.
Summary:
Features chapters on Jessie Redmon Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston and Nella Larsen. Also discusses other artists including Josephine Baker, Gwendolyn Bennett, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Charlotte Mason, Bessie Smith, Anne Spencer, and Jean Toomer.
Contents:
Foreword / by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar.
Prologue: a note on the journey.
On being young, a woman, and colored: when Harlem was in vogue.
Jessie Redmon Fauset: traveling in place.
Nella Larsen: passing for what?
Zora Neale Hurston's traveling blues.
Epilogue: destinations deferred.
Selected bibliography of writings by women of the Harlem Renaissance.
Notes:
"©1995 by Cheryl A. Wall"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-238) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Indiana University. Press. publisher.
ISBN:
0253329086 (alk. paper)
0253209803 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
31901252
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy