Overview:Wallace Thurman's Harlem Renaissance - Costerus New Series 93 - Wallace Thurman (1902-1934) played a pivotal role in creating and defining the Harlem Renaissance. Thurman's complicated life as a black writer is described here for the first time: from his birth in Salt Lake City, Utah; through his quixotic and spotty education; to his arrival and residence in New York City at the height of the New Negro Movement in Harlem. Seen as it often is through the life of Langston Hughes, the Harlem Renaissance is celebrated as a highly successful Afro-centrist achievement. Seen from Thurman's perspective, as set against the historical and cultural background of the Jazz Age, the accomplishments of the Harlem Renaissance appear more qualified and more equivocal. In Thurman's view the Harlem Renaissance's failure to live up to its initial promise resulted from an ideological underpinning which was overwhelmingly concerned with race. He felt that the movement's self-consciousness and faddism compromised the aesthetic standards of many of its writers and artists, including his own.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726326-9789051836929. It was written by the following authors: Eleonore van Notten. Book Wallace Thurman's Harlem Renaissance - Costerus New Series 93, which can be read online, published by the company: Brill. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Criticism, Poetry, Drama. The book was published on 1994-01-01 00:00:00. It has 365 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 1 g. File for download Wallace Thurman's Harlem Renaissance - Costerus New Series 93 has PDF format and is called wallace-thurmans-harlem-renaissance-costerus-new-series-93.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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