Harlem Speaks

Harlem Speaks

A Living History of the Harlem Renaissance

Book - 2007
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Harlem Speaks showcases the lives and works of the artists, writers and intellectuals behind the stunning outburst of African American culture in the three decades after World War I. In the tradition of the New York Times bestseller Poetry Speaks, the book combines each subject's key works with biographical and critical essays by leading Harlem Renaissance authority Cary Wintz and other experts. The integrated audio CDs feature music, poetry and literary readings, interviews, radio broadcasts, discussions and speeches, bringing the Harlem of legend to vibrant life once again. Hear, see and read the best of: Langston Hughes Claude McKay Zora Neale Hurston Richard Wright Duke Ellington Ethel Waters Josephine Baker Marcus Garvey Alain Locke and more The audio also includes never-before-released interviews conducted by Pulitzer Prize-uwinning author David Levering Lewis. Evocative and encompassing, Harlem Speaks places you at the zenith of this vital cultural movement.
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2007.
ISBN: 9781402204364
Branch Call Number: 810.9896 HAR
Characteristics: xxi, 502 p. : ill ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Additional Contributors: Wintz, Cary D. 1943-


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