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Cultural and Aesthetic Expressions

Christopher Robert Reed

in The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the cultural undergirding that made the Jazz Age what it was. The performing arts—which included instrumental music, choral music, and individual vocal presentations—dominated ... More


Harlem and the Renaissance: 1920–1940

Cary D. Wintz

in Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the beginnings of the Harlem Renaissance. It is also known by other names such as the New Negro movement or the Jazz Age. It is traditionally seen as a literary movement arising ... More


May Howard Jackson, Beulah Ecton Woodard, and Selma Burke

Lisa E. Farrington

in Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter deals with the contributions of May Howard Jackson, Beulah Ecton Woodard, and Selma Burke to the weltzensang of the Jazz Age. Jackson (1877–1931) attended the Pennsylvania Academy of ... More


The Conjunctural Field of New Negro Studies

Michelle Ann Stephens

in Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677382
eISBN:
9781452947877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677382.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that the discourse of the New Negro and the experiences of New Negro men and women form a global ensemble of relations linked under the tropological sign of the New Negro and ... More


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