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Harlem Renaissance

Theresa Leininger-Miller

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Resurgence in black culture, also called the New Negro Movement, which took place in the 1920s and early 1930s, primarily in Harlem, a neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan, but also in major cities throughout the USA, such as Chicago, Detroit, St Louis, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Boston, Atlanta, and Washington, DC, as well as in the Caribbean and in Paris. Better known as a literary movement because of the publication of twenty-six

Keywords: Background and patronage; Artists and themes; Legacy

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Subjects: Art

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