Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: New Negro woman x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Brown Beginnings: Imaging the New Negro Woman in 1920s Literary Print Culture

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 explores the life of Elise Johnson McDougald, a Harlem educator, essayist, and social investigator. It studies her public and private writings, including a scrapbook she maintained as a ... More


New Negro Wives

Anastasia C. Curwood

in Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834343
eISBN:
9781469603872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868386_curwood.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

As women's roles evolved during the interwar period, African American men and women attempted to define a modern role for black wives. This chapter examines the ideal New Negro wife, the ideals of ... More


Fannie Barrier Williams, the New Negro, and Black Feminist Pragmatism, 1893–1926

Mary Jo Deegan

in Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance: New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043055
eISBN:
9780252051913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043055.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Fannie Barrier Williams brilliantly analyzed and participated in the tumultuous changes in black Chicago from 1887-1926. She specialized in essays and political advocacy for African American women. ... More


Modern Sentimentalism and the New Negro

Lisa Mendelman

in Modern Sentimentalism: Affect, Irony, and Female Authorship in Interwar America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198849872
eISBN:
9780191884283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849872.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 4 focuses on Jessie Redmon Fauset’s acerbic use of sentimentalism to diagnose the tensions inherent in New Negro femininity and artistic production, as exemplified by her novel Plum Bun: A ... More


Modern Sentimentalism: Affect, Irony, and Female Authorship in Interwar America

Lisa Mendelman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198849872
eISBN:
9780191884283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Modern Sentimentalism examines how American female novelists reinvented sentimentalism in the modernist period. Just as the birth of the modern woman has long been imagined as the death of ... More


View: