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Harlem Renaissance

David Levering Lewis.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2012 words.

Variously known as the New Negro movement, the New Negro Renaissance, and the Negro Renaissance, the Harlem Renaissance emerged toward

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Harlem Renaissance

in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1290 words.

Harlem Renaissance must be taken as a synecdochal term in which Harlem, a neighborhood in New York City, stands for

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Harlem Renaissance

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3581 words.

The Harlem Renaissance, or Negro Renaissance, movement was a period of cultural production dating from the end of World War

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Harlem Renaissance

Lorraine Elena Roses.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 2331 words.

The term “Harlem Renaissance” refers to the cultural vibrancy of Harlem—New York City's largely African American district—during the 1920s and

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Harlem Renaissance

Kenneth W. Warren.

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3291 words.

The Harlem or Negro Renaissance movement was a period of cultural production dating from the end of World War I

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Harlem Renaissance

Kellie J. Hogue.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 551 words.

A literary movement shaped by cultural nationalism that revolutionized African American society, the Harlem Renaissance has been interpreted as an

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Harlem Renaissance

Craig Hansen Werner.

in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Women's Writing). 2697 words.

Sometimes labeled the New Negro Movement, the Harlem Renaissance has traditionally been seen as the first successful assertion of a

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Harlem Renaissance

Cary D. Wintz.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 2694 words.

The Harlem Renaissance was the most important period in twentieth-century African American intellectual and cultural life. Most commonly known as

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Harlem Renaissance

Cary D. Wintz.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2705 words.

The Harlem Renaissance was the most important period in twentieth-century African American intellectual and cultural life. Most commonly known as

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Harlem Renaissance

Joseph McLaren.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 2301 words.

The Harlem Renaissance (1919–1940) signaled a rebirth of the arts and social-political activities not only in New York’s

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Harlem Renaissance

William R. Nash.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 5315 words.

The term Harlem Renaissance refers to the efflorescence of African-American cultural production that occurred in New York City in the

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Harlem Renaissance

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 34 words.

Period of creativity, particularly in literature, among African-Americans in the 1920s. Centred in Harlem, New York City, the Renaissance

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Harlem Renaissance

William R. Nash.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 5347 words.

The term Harlem Renaissance refers to the efflorescence of African-American cultural production that occurred in New York City in the 1920s and early 1930s. One sometimes sees Harlem...

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Harlem Renaissance

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A notable phase of black American writing centred in Harlem (a predominantly black area of New York City) in the 1920s. Announced by Alain Locke's anthology The New Negro (1925), the...

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Harlem Renaissance

David Levering Lewis.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2012 words.

Variously known as the New Negro movement, the New Negro Renaissance, and the Negro Renaissance, the Harlem Renaissance emerged toward the end of World War I in 1918, blossomed in the...

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Harlem Renaissance

Cary D. Wintz.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2694 words.

The Harlem Renaissance was the most important period in twentieth-century African American intellectual and cultural life. Most commonly known as a literary movement that occurred from...

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Harlem Renaissance

Kathleen Thompson.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5156 words.

In the history of art and culture, some periods glow with a light that illuminates all the rest. Whether we talk about the Mauve Decade, Bloomsbury, or Paris in the 1920s, there is a...

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The Harlem Renaissance Novel

Zita Nunes.

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English

February 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 8189 words.

This chapter focuses on American novels written during the Harlem Renaissance, a period of unprecedented artistic production spanning the early 1920s and the mid-1930s. Also known as the...

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The Harlem Renaissance

Cheryl A. Wall.

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 152 pages.

The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural awakening among African Americans between the two world wars. It was the cultural phase of the “New Negro” movement, a social and political phenomenon...

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Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

Ethelene Whitmire.

May 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 168 pages.

The first African American to head a branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL), Regina Andrews led an extraordinary life. Allied with W. E. B. Du Bois, she fought for promotion and equal...

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