Links and Bridges: A Comparative Study of the Writings of the New Negro and Negritude Movements

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University Press, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 338 pages
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This is a comparative study of two literary movements: the 'Harlem Renaissance' and ngritude, and an effort to revaluate some the existing scholarship on the two movements. The work addresses both the factual errors in the current state of scholarship on the literature, as well as the false claims of a more ideological nature.

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Contents

Rene Maran and the New Negro
10
Batouala A Pacesetter for the New Negro
41
Africa in the Harlem Renaissance Poetry
66
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Chidi Ikonne, professor of African and black/African American literatures, has taught at Central College Bella Iowa, U.S.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., and the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He is currently at The University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria.

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