Claude McKay, the canonically renowned Harlem Renaissance poet, has become a central subject in current sexuality, African diaspora, and postmodern Marxist studies. This review essay highlights the different contributions of four recent book-length studies specifically on McKay; it situates their theoretical contexts within larger critical dialogues and historical inquiries concerning black creative expression and transnational ideological spaces and material practices.
Laura A. Harris; “What's in a Name?” That Which We Call Brilliance by Any Other Name Would Read as Festus Claudius McKay. Radical History Review 1 January 2009; 2009 (103): 236–243. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01636545-2008-045
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