Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 23 items

  • Keywords: George Schuyler x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Problem of George S. Schuyler

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the problem of George Schuyler. Schuyler contributed innumerable feature articles, short stories, anonymous articles, and reviews to the Pittsburgh Courier in a distinctive ... More


The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents different aspects of George Samuel Schuyler's unique approach to the race question. It presents Schuyler as a centrally important twentieth-century black intellectual and as an ... More


Hokum and Beyond

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the views of George Schuyler on Negro art. Schuyler's satire, “The Negro-Art Hokum,” plays the evil dark twin in black literature anthologies to “The Negro Artist and the ... More


The Black Mencken

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes George Schuyler's understanding of the simian language. Playing around the many humorous possibilities inherent in the relationship between monkeys and men, Schuyler implicitly ... More


“The Right to Laugh”

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses George Schuyler's sense of humor. Schuyler understood that man's fear of laughing at the wrong thing required him to accept conventional ideas about race. His general avoidance ... More


Debunking Blackness

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the art of debunking practiced by George Schuyler. Schuyler hoped that iconoclastic, intelligently critical humor would help to open the minds of his readers to a thoroughly ... More


Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Kathryn Talalay

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

George Schuyler, a black journalist, and Josephine Cogdell, a blond, blue-eyed Texas heiress, believed that intermarriage would “invigorate” the races. Their daughter, Philippa Duke Schuyler, became ... More


George Schuyler, Investigative Reporter

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1930, when Philippa was conceived by Josephine, George Putnam, the publisher of the New York Evening Post, asked George Schuyler to go to Liberia for a secret mission. At that time, there were ... More


“The Rising Tide of Color”

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the views of George Schuyler about whites. Schuyler appeared most often as the author of editorials, written for and about blacks, in the Pittsburgh Courier, and made his ... More


Taboo

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the life of Josephine and her faithfully kept diary since her early teens. Josephine came from a wealthy and powerful family in Texas. At the age of sixteen or seventeen she ... More


George S. Schuyler and the Appeal of Imperial Ethiopia

Nadia Nurhussein

in Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190969
eISBN:
9780691194134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190969.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on two of George S. Schuyler's novellas published serially in the African American newspaper called The Pittsburgh. It talks about “The Ethiopian Murder Mystery: A Story of Love ... More


“Black No More”

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines different aspects of the satire “Black No More” by George Schuyler, who challenged racial perspectives in his own time and also struck hard at many perennial themes of American ... More


The Ten Commandments

Jeffrey B. Ferguson

in The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109016
eISBN:
9780300133462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109016.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the Ten Commandments offered by George Schuyler as a program for the Negro. He suggested helping to promote, organize, and support new Negro enterprises based on sound business ... More


Genius in the Raw: The Schuyler Family and the Modern Mulatta

Catherine Keyser

in Artificial Color: Modern Food and Racial Fictions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190673123
eISBN:
9780190673154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673123.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In his popular science fiction serial Black Empire, published pseudonymously in the Pittsburgh Courier from 1936 to 1938, the satirist George Schuyler associates the light-skinned love interest with ... More


Leadership’s Looks: The Aesthetics of Black Political Modernity

Erica R. Edwards

in Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675456
eISBN:
9781452947488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675456.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter delves into the notion of charisma as an organizing structure of black political engagement. It looks at how writers contest this idea. During the 1920s and 1930s, authors such as W. E. ... More


Modernism and the Affects of Racial Blackness

Lindon Barrett

Justin A. Joyce, Dwight A. Mcbride, and John Carlos Rowe (eds)

in Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038006
eISBN:
9780252095290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038006.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the dispute between two important figures of the Harlem Renaissance: George Schuyler and Langston Hughes. Schuyler's critique of the African American avant-garde in his essay ... More


The Church and the Negro Spirit

Josef Sorett

in Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199844937
eISBN:
9780190606640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844937.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers an extended portrait of a persistent pairing—of church and spirit—that appeared in so much of black writing during the 1920s. Special attention is paid to several of the texts ... More


On Art and Such: Debating Aesthetics during the Harlem Renaissance

Cheryl A. Wall

in On Freedom and the Will to Adorn: The Art of the African American Essay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646909
eISBN:
9781469646923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646909.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter charts the debates on art and aesthetics that preoccupied writers during the Harlem Renaissance. It is argued that because African Americans had made slight political and economic ... More


Invisible Corporate Man

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism and the Meaning of Corporate Persons

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198868873
eISBN:
9780191905339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868873.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Reconstruction era Fourteenth Amendment (1868) has long been the primary U.S. statutory source for corporate personhood. But for nearly fifty years the story of the rise of corporate personhood ... More


Enter the “New Crowd” Journalists

Fred Carroll

in Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041495
eISBN:
9780252050091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041495.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The militant racial politics of the alternative black press and modernist sensibilities of the Harlem Renaissance seeped into the commercial black press in the 1920s as journalists reprinted and ... More


View: