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Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.

Author/Creator:
Kaplan, Carla, author.
Other Title:
White women of the Black Renaissance
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Harlem Renaissance -- History.
Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
African American intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Summary:
This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
Contents:
"A white girl's prayer" in "The poet's page," The Crisis
Introduction: In search of MIss Anne
1. Miss Anne's world
Black and white identity politics
An erotics of race
2. Choosing blackness: sex, love, and passing
Let me people go: Lillian E. Wood passes for Black
Josephine Cogdell Schuyler: "The fall of a fair confederate"
3. Repudiating whiteness: politics, patronage, and primitivism
Black souls: Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black
Charlotte Osgood Mason: "Mother of the Primitives"
4. Rewards and costs: publishing, performance, and modern rebellion
Imitation of life: Fannie Hurst's "Sensation in Harlem"
Nancy Cunard: "I speak as if I were a Negro myself"
Epilogue: "Love and consequences."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-478) and index.
ISBN:
9780060882389
0060882387
OCLC:
852801205
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