The New Negro: An Interpretation (Paperback)

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By Alain Locke (Editor)
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Edited by the first African American Rhodes Scholar, this landmark anthology of fiction, poetry, essays, drama, music, and illustration is widely regarded as the key text of the Harlem Renaissance. Exploring social, political, and artistic change, the works include Locke's titular tract, as well as contributions by Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, James Weldon Johnson, and other luminaries.

About the Author

Alain Leroy Locke (1885-1954) was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Distinguished as the first African American Rhodes Scholar in 1907, Locke was the philosophical architect -- the acknowledged "Dean" -- of the Harlem Renaissance.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486845616
ISBN-10: 0486845613
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: January 13th, 2021
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Dover Thrift Editions