Harlem speaks : a living history of the Harlem Renaissance /

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Other Authors: Wintz, Cary D., 1943-
Format: Book
Published: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2007.
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Harlem Speaks showcases the lives and works of the artists, writers and intellectuals behind the stunning outburst of African American culture in the three decades after World War I. In the tradition of the New York Times bestseller Poetry Speaks, the book combines each subject's key works with biographical and critical essays by leading Harlem Renaissance authority Cary Wintz and other experts. The integrated audio CDs feature music, poetry and literary readings, interviews, radio broadcasts, discussions and speeches, bringing the Harlem of legend to vibrant life once again. Hear, see and read the best of: Langston Hughes Claude McKay Zora Neale Hurston Richard Wright Duke Ellington Ethel Waters Josephine Baker Marcus Garvey Alain Locke and more The audio also includes never-before-released interviews conducted by Pulitzer Prize-uwinning author David Levering Lewis. Evocative and encompassing, Harlem Speaks places you at the zenith of this vital cultural movement.

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Physical Description:xxi, 502 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-469) and index.
Author Notes:

Dr. Cary De Cordova Wintz is a Professor of History at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas and former Chair of the Department of History, Geography and Economics there. He has been working and writing on the Harlem Renaissance for more than 40 years and is the author of the well-reviewed Black Culture and the Harlem Renaissance. He lives in Houston, Texas.

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