The Portable Harlem Renaissance reader / edited and with an introduction by David Levering Lewis

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Subjects: American literature--African American authors
African Americans--Literary collections
American literature--New York (State)--New York
American literature--20th century
Harlem Renaissance
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Viking, 1994
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xlvii, 766 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
Chronology
Returning Soldiers / W. E. B. Du Bois
The Migration of the Talented Tenth / Carter G. Woodson
Gift of the Black Tropics / W. A. Domingo
Africa for the Africans / Marcus Garvey
Liberty Hall Emancipation Day Speech / Marcus Garvey
On Marcus Garvey / Mary White Ovington
from Black Manhattan / James Weldon Johnson
The New Negro / Alain Locke
Jazz at Home / Joel A. Rogers
Reflections on O'Neill's Plays / Paul Robeson
The Negro Digs Up His Past / Arthur A. Schomburg
The Task of Negro Womanhood / Elise Johnson McDougald
When the Negro Was in Vogue / Langston Hughes
Harlem Literati / Langston Hughes
Parties / Langston Hughes
The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain / Langston Hughes
The Negro-Art Hokum / George S. Schuyler
Criteria of Negro Art / W. E. B. Du Bois
Critiques of Carl Van Vechten's Nigger Heaven / J. W. Johnson
The Caucasian Storms Harlem / Rudolph Fisher
Aaron Douglas Chats about the Harlem Renaissance / Aaron Douglas
Negro Art and America / Albert C. Barnes
The Negro Takes His Place in American Art / Alain Locke
The Negro Artist and Modern Art / Romare Bearden
from Dust Tracks on a Road / Zora Neale Hurston
The Harlem Intelligentsia / Claude McKay
The New Negro in Paris / Claude McKay
La Bourgeoisie Noire / E. Franklin Frazier
With Langston Hughes in the USSR / Louise Thompson Patterson
Harlem Runs Wild / Claude McKay
Blueprint for Negro Writing / Richard Wright
The Negro Renaissance and Its Significance / Charles S. Johnson
Song / Gwendolyn Bennett
Hatred / Gwendolyn Bennett
The Day-Breakers / Arna Bontemps
Golgotha Is a Mountain / Arna Bontemps
Southern Road / Sterling Brown
Odyssey of Big Boy / Sterling Brown
Frankie and Johnny / Sterling Brown
Ma Rainey / Sterling Brown
Long Gone / Sterling Brown
Georgie Grimes / Sterling Brown
Remembering Nat Turner / Sterling Brown
The Young Voice Cries / Mae Cowdery
The Wayside Well / Joseph S. Cotter
For a Lady I Know / Countee Cullen
Incident / Countee Cullen
Harlem Wine / Countee Cullen
Yet Do I Marvel / Countee Cullen
Heritage / Countee Cullen
From the Dark Tower / Countee Cullen
To a Brown Boy / Countee Cullen
Tableau / Countee Cullen
Saturday's Child / Countee Cullen
Two Poets / Countee Cullen
To France / Countee Cullen
Nothing Endures / Countee Cullen
Requiescam / Countee Cullen
The Death Bed / Waring Cuney
La Vie C'est la Vie / Jessie Redmon Fauset
Dead Fires / Jessie Redmon Fauset
The Negro Speaks of Rivers / Langston Hughes
I, Too / Langston Hughes
America / Langston Hughes
The Weary Blues / Langston Hughes
Jazzonia / Langston Hughes
Mother to Son / Langston Hughes
Negro / Langston Hughes
Mulatto / Langston Hughes
Elevator Boy / Langston Hughes
Red Silk Stockings / Langston Hughes
Ruby Brown / Langston Hughes
Elderly Race Leaders / Langston Hughes
Dream Variation / Langston Hughes
Goodbye, Christ / Langston Hughes
Advertisement for the Waldorf-Astoria / Langston Hughes
Children of the Sun / Fenton Johnson
The Banjo Player / Fenton Johnson
Let Me Not Lose My Dream / Georgia Douglas Johnson
Old Black Men / Georgia Douglas Johnson
Black Woman / Georgia Douglas Johnson
The Heart of a Woman / Georgia Douglas Johnson
I Want to Die While You Love Me / Georgia Douglas Johnson
My Race / Helene Johnson
A Southern Road / Helene Johnson
Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem / Helene Johnson
Poem / Helene Johnson
The White Witch / James Weldon Johnson
The Color Sergeant / James Weldon Johnson
O Black and Unknown Bards / James Weldon Johnson
Go Down Death / James Weldon Johnson
The Creation / James Weldon Johnson
If We Must Die / Claude McKay
Baptism / Claude McKay
The White House / Claude McKay
The Negro's Friend / Claude McKay
On a Primitive Canoe / Claude McKay
The Tropics in New York / Claude McKay
When Dawn Comes to the City / Claude McKay
The Desolate City / Claude McKay
The Harlem Dancer / Claude McKay
St. Isaac's Church, Petrograd / Claude McKay
Barcelona / Claude McKay
Lady, Lady / Anne Spencer
Song of the Son / Jean Toomer
Georgia Dusk / Jean Toomer
The Blue Meridian / Jean Toomer
from The Emperor Jones / Eugene O'Neill
Karintha / Jean Toomer
Fern / Jean Toomer
Bona and Paul / Jean Toomer
from Birthright / T. S. Stribling
from There Is Confusion / Jessie Redmon Fauset
from Plum Bun / Jessie Redmon Fauset
from The Fire in the Flint / Walter White
Wedding Day / Gwendolyn Bennett
Snowstorm in Pittsburgh / Claude McKay
Spring in Harlem / Claude McKay
Banjo's Ace of Spades / Claude McKay
from Banana Bottom / Claude McKay
from Quicksand / Nella Larsen
from Passing / Nella Larsen
from The Closing Door / Angelina Weld Grimke
The Typewriter / Dorothy West
from The Dark Princess / W. E. B. Du Bois
from The Walls of Jericho / Rudolph Fisher
The Wharf Rats / Eric Walrond
The Yellow One / Eric Walrond
Smoke, Lillies and Jade! / Richard Bruce Nugent
Luani of the Jungles / Langston Hughes
Thursday Afternoon / Langston Hughes
Father and Son / Langston Hughes
The Blues I'm Playing / Langston Hughes
Cordelia the Crude / Wallace Thurman
Harlem: A Forum of Negro Life / Wallace Thurman
from The Blacker the Berry . . . / Wallace Thurman
from Infants of the Spring / Wallace Thurman
from Black No More / George Schuyler
from God Sends Sunday / Arna Bontemps
from Black Thunder / Arna Bontemps
from One Way to Heaven / Countee Cullen
Drenched in Light / Zora Neale Hurston
Color Struck / Zora Neale Hurston
from Jonah's Gourd Vine / Zora Neale Hurston
from Mule-Bone / Langston Hughes
Biographical Notes / Langston Hughes
Acknowledgments / Langston Hughes
Alternate Titles: Harlem Renaissance Reader
Additional Authors: Lewis, David L., 1936-
Notes: LCCN: 93030233
ISBN: 0670845108
Partial contents: W. E. B. DuBois, Carter G. Woodson, W. A. Domingo, Marcus Garvey, Mary White Ovington, James Weldon Johnson, Alain Locke, Joel A. Rogers, Paul Robeson, Arthur A. Schomburg, Elise Johnson McDougald, Langston Hughes, George S. Schuyler, J. W. Johnson, Rudolph Fisher, Aaron Douglas, Albert C. Barnes, Alain Locke, Romare Bearden, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, E. Franklin Frazier, Louise Thompson Patterson, Richard Wright, Charles S. Johnson, Gwendolyn Bennett, Arna Bontemps, Sterling Brown, Mae Cowdery, Joseph S. Cotter, Contee Cullen, Waring Cuney, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Fenton Johnson, Georgea Douglas Johnson, Helene Johnson, Anne Spencer, Jean Toomer, Eugene O'Neill, T. S. Stribling, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Walter White, Nella Larsen, Angelina Weld Grimke, Dorothy West, Eric Walrond, Richard Bruce Nugent, Wallace Thurman, Arna Bontemps
OCLC Number: 28710259
ISBN/ISSN: 0670845108