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Locke's Legacy

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Because Alain L. Locke's achievements as a cultural leader were reflective of his thinking as a polymath, one could assume his legacy would be diverse in form and purpose. The effects of Locke's ... More


Chapter Five Howard and Beyond

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
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February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Alain L. Locke's personal growth would vex and enrich him, as the long maturation preceding his Howard University appointment continued, though deepened in tone and substance. The 1920s were to be ... More


Oxford and Berlin

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
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February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores Alain L. Locke's life at Oxford University and at the University of Berlin. Friendships from Harvard University served to bridge the cultural distance between America and ... More


After The New Negro

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
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February 2013
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9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The Renaissance is often discussed as a history of publication, for it impressed many simply because of the rise in the number of books published during the latter 1920s. Also, the awards given by ... More


Harvard

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Alain L. Locke arrived at Harvard University with considerable ambition, after two years at the School of Pedagogy, but even he did not foresee that in his senior year, as the first African American ... More


The Educator at Work and at Large

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Alain L. Locke continually pursued his vocation as a race leader in many ways and many contexts throughout the last two decades of his life. The appearance of fascist dictatorships, which heralded a ... More


The Renaissance and the New Negro

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
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February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores the Renaissance and, as far as Alain L. Locke was concerned, the New Negro Movement. Many others often called it the Harlem Renaissance, although some felt this neglected ... More


New Horizons: Sahdji to the Bronze Booklets

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
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February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The narrative of Sahdji, which Alain L. Locke published in both The New Negro as a short story and in Plays of Negro Life as a one-act drama, uses the form of a folk tale. An African king, Konombju, ... More


: The Lockes of Philadelphia

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on Alain L. Locke's family roots in Philadelphia. Family tradition had it that Locke had attended Cambridge University, although there is no evidence of his matriculation. His ... More


Theorizing Democracy

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Alain L. Locke's vision deepened considerably during the first half of the 1940s. This had two major manifestations: his work on democracy and world peace, and his writings on cultural reciprocity, ... More


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