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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Matthew Krumholtz Abstract This essay explores how novelists of the Harlem Renaissance deploy small talk to disrupt racial identification. Nella Larsen's Passing (1929) serves as a case study showing that small talk magnifies a strange intimacy between passing narratives and etiquette manuals...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 August 2003
... events, namely the Civil War of the 1860s and the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, as the major historical brackets of Chesnutt's work. Simply put, previous studies of Chesnutt have almost always considered Chesnutt's work in terms of the nineteenth and twentieth centu- ries. The historical breadth...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of Primitivism in Harlem Renaissance Writing.” Soundings 80 . 4 ( 1997 ): 475 –97. McSweeney , Kerry . Invisible Man: Race and Identity . Boston: Twayne, 1988 . Micale , Mark , ed. The Mind of Modernism: Medicine, Psychology, and the Cultural Arts in Europe and America, 1880–1940 . Palo...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 368–371.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of American authors, including Theodore Dreiser, Henry James, Charles Chesnutt, Mark Twain, and William Dean Howells. As Sawaya points out early in The Difficult Art of Giving , her study of these well-known authors emerged out of a discussion of a different literary scene, the Harlem Renaissance...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): v.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of the Harlem Renaissance. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 ...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
...MADHU DUBEY Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Baker , Houston A. Jr . Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987 . Bell , Bernard W. Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist . Chapel Hill: U...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 377–405.
Published: 01 November 2000
... problem within black culture, it also enables him to prescribe a process for the formation of collective racial consciousness. In his essay "Blueprint for Negro Writing" (19371, for example, Wright focuses on the gap between black writers and the black working classes. The Harlem Renaissance...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2002
... a multicultural desire with forms of lo See Walter for a perceptive analysis of Douglass's novella '"TheHeroic Slave." NOVEL I SPRING/SUMMER 2002 American cultural nationalism not dissimilar from the ones George Hutchinson has identified in the Harlem Renaissance. For Hutchinson...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Criticism from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present. Ed. Angelyn Mitchell. Durham: Duke UP, 1994 . 235–55. Hall , Stuart . “Old and New Identities, Old and New Ethnicities.” Culture, Globalization and the World-System: Contemporary Conditions for the Representation of Identity . Ed. Anthony D...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Conceptualism: Harlem Renaissance Aesthetics and the Formation of Alain Locke's Social Philosophy." Massachusetts Review 39 (1998): 93- 112. Nettels, Elsa. Language, Race, and Social Class in Howells's America. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1988. Nowatzki, Robert C. "'Passing' in a White...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
... precursors, took ‘woman’ to mean ‘white woman’” ( 39 ). Alongside her antisexist and antiracist critiques, Bambara gathers the work of black women writers to “showcase” and celebrate them while “recasting recent historical periods like the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s in women...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
... a Gastprofessor in the Amerika- Institut at Ludwig Maximilians Universitlt in ~iinchen,where I was very ably assisted in the research by Anne Stadler and Katrin Windolf. NOVEL I SPRING 2003 Pound, Joyce, Eliot, Stevens, for example) and artists of the Harlem Renaissance (Du Bois...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and Hurston, who helped shape the era known as the Harlem Renaissance. The middle decades likewise had hardly been a dry spell with the appearance of masterworks such as Ann Petry's The Street (1946)—the first novel I ever read by and about a black woman—Dorothy West's The Living Is Easy (1948), Gwendolyn...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... The Harlem Renaissance in Black and White. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1995. Hyman, Stanley Edgar. The Armed Vision: A Study in the Methods of Modern Literary Criticism. New York: Knopf, 1948. Iser, Wolfgang. The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fictionfrom Bunyan...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 376–379.
Published: 01 August 2016
... for social mobility and the narrative's representation of black women's historically fixed conditions” (54–56). The payoff of this historically grounded approach is particularly evident in Hardison's reading of Petry, who depicts against a backdrop of urban decay in Harlem her protagonist Lutie's thwarted...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
... of the African American as Ofher than reason. But, unlike Major in Reflex, Morrison does offer southern black folk culture as an alternative to the dominant white society. Jazz is set in Harlem in the mid-1920s and deals with the migration of large numbers of African Americans (embodied in Joe and Violet...