Women of the Harlem renaissance /

Charts the journeys of the women of the Harlem Renaissance, those who succeeded in their artistic quests and some of those who did not. It examines both the journeys they traveled to create their literary texts and the journeys those texts depict. The subjects of this study are women of words and...

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Main Author: Wall, Cheryl A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1995.
Series:Women of letters (Bloomington, Ind.)
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Main Author:Wall, Cheryl A.
Summary:Charts the journeys of the women of the Harlem Renaissance, those who succeeded in their artistic quests and some of those who did not. It examines both the journeys they traveled to create their literary texts and the journeys those texts depict. The subjects of this study are women of words and music.

Features the lives and work of women in the Harlem Renaissance - Jessie Redmon Fauset, Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, and others - situated in the traditions of African-American and American writing.

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Physical Description:xx, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-238) and index.
ISBN:0253329086 (alk. paper)
0253209803 (pbk. : alk. paper)