The Black Arts Movement : literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s /
|Published:||Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2005.|
|Series:||The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
|Online Access:||Table of contents |
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|Main Author:||Smethurst, James Edward.|
Emerging from a matrix of Old Left, black nationalist, and bohemian ideologies and institutions, African American artists and intellectuals in the 1960s coalesced to form the Black Arts Movement, the cultural wing of the Black Power Movement. In this comprehensive analysis, James Smethurst examines the formation of the Black Arts Movement and demonstrates how it deeply influenced the production and reception of literature and art in the United States through its negotiations of the ideological climate of the Cold War, decolonization, and the civil rights movement.
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|Physical Description:||xv, 471 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references (p. -458) and index.|
|ISBN:||080782934X (alk. paper)|
0807855987 (pbk. : alk. paper)