The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader

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Penguin Books, 1995 - Fiction - 770 pages
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Gathering a representative sampling of the New Negro Movement's most important figures, and providing substantial introductory essays, headnotes, and brief biographical notes, Lewis' volume--organized chronologically--includes the poetry and prose of Sterling Brown, Countee Cullen, W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, and others.

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includes short stories & essays by WEB DuBois, Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, Nora Zeale Hurston, and Angelina Grimke. a good collection from a rich period in American literature Read full review

The Portable Harlem Renaissance reader

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Editor Lewis is a noted author of several books, e.g., When Harlem Was in Vogue ( LJ 3/15/81) and, most recently, W.E.B. DuBois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919 ( LJ 8/93). This hefty tome features ... Read full review



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A MacArthur Fellow, David Levering Lewis is the author of several books, including "W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century" and "Du Bois: Biography of a Race." He was awarded the Pulizter for both books, which is unprecedented. A Professor of History at NYU, he has also taught at Rutgers University.