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‘Devoted to Younger Negro Artists’: Fire!! (1926) and Harlem (1928)

Martha Nadell

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0046
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the histories of Fire!! and Harlem. Fire!!, which lasted for one issue, sought to épater the white and black bourgeoisie and did so in provocative stories by Wallace Thurman, ... More


Blasphemy and the New Negro: Black Christs, “Livid Tongues”

Steve Pinkerton

in Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190627560
eISBN:
9780190627584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190627560.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter shows how Alain Locke’s New Negro anthology and the works of Harlem’s self-styled “Niggeratti”—including Richard Bruce Nugent, Wallace Thurman, Zora Neale Hurston, and Langston ... More


Harlem Renaissance Women and 580 St. Nicholas Avenue

Ethelene Whitmire

in Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038501
eISBN:
9780252096419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038501.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at how Regina became part of the Harlem Renaissance upon her arrival in New York City. Events collided to put Regina at the forefront of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement ... More


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