The emergence of the Harlem Renaissance / edited with introductions by Cary D. Wintz

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Subjects: American literature--African American authors--History and criticism
American literature--20th century--History and criticism
African Americans--Intellectual life
Harlem Renaissance
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Intellectual life--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Garland Pub., 1996
Series: Harlem Renaissance, 1920-1940 1
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xiv, 356 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
African-American Literary Activity on the Eve of the Harlem Renaissance
The Negro in Literature and Art / W. E. B. Du Bois 2
The Negro "Renaissance" / Lloyd Morris 8
Some Things Negroes Need to Do / Carter G. Woodson 13
Negro Literature for Negro Pupils / Alice Dunbar-Nelson 17
Negro Life and Its Poets 23
Review of Cane by Jean Toomer / Montgomery Gregory 24
The Younger Literary Movement / W. E. B. Du Bois, Alain Locke 27
The New Generation 30
A Pair of Youthful Negro Poets / Robert T. Kerlin 32
The Debut of the Younger School of Negro Writers (Includes Carl Van Doren, "The Young Generation of Negro Writers.") 37
The Spirit of Phyllis Wheatley: A Review of There is Confusion by Jessie Redmon Fauset / Montgomery Gregory 41
The Negro in Literature / William Manley Braithwaite 44
Fall Books / W. E. B. Du Bois 51
Black Verse / Frank S. Horne 54
Review of The Fire in the Flint by Walter White / Charles Johnson 58
Remarks re: The Fire in the Flint / Grant Overton 61
Reflections on O'Neill's Plays / Paul Robeson 70
Some Books of 1924 / Charles S. Johnson 74
The Significance of Jean Toomer / Gorham B. Munson 76
American Literary Tradition and the Negro / Alain Locke 79
The Negro Renaissance / Carl Van Doren 87
Survey Graphic March 1925
Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro 91
Nigger Heaven
Excerpt from Nigger Heaven / Carl Van Vechten 199
Promotional Activities of Black Periodicals
1925 Opportunity Literary Contest
Opportunity Literary Contest 214
An Opportunity for Negro Writers 215
Opportunity's Literary Prize Contest Awards 216
Opportunity's Prize Contest 218
The Last Warning 219
The Contest (May 1925) 220
Out of the Shadow 222
Contest Awards Opportunity (May 1925) 224
Langston Hughes, "The Weary Blues"
Countee Cullen, "To One Who Said Me Nay"
John Matheus, "Fog"
Helene Johnson, "Trees at Night"
G. D. Lipscomb, "Frames: A Play in One Act"
Gustavus Adolphus Stewart "My Fellow Traveller"
Contest Awards Opportunity (June 1925) 237
Zora Neale Hurston, "Spunk"
Sterling Brown, "Roland Hayes"
Langsten Hughes, "America"
Clarissa M. Scott, "Solace"
The Opportunity Dinner 242
The Prize Winners 244
Pot-Pourri: A Negro Renaissance 245
A Point of View: An Opportunity Dinner Reaction / Brenda Ray Moryck 246
1926 Opportunity Literary Contest
The Contest (October 1925) 253
Opportunity's Second Annual Contest for Negro Writers Offers $1000.00 in Prizes 255
The Contest (March 1926) 257
A Contest Number 258
The Judges and the Entries 259
Contest Awards (June 1926) 261
Anna Bontemps, "Golgotha Is a Mountain"
Arthur Huff Fauset, "Symphonesque"
Frank H. Wilson, "Sugar Gun"
Lucy Ariel Williams, "Northboun'"
The Kingdom of Art / John Macy 276
The Awards Dinner 277
Our Prize Winners and What They Say of Themselves 278
1927 Opportunity Literary Contest
The Third Opportunity Contest 280
Opportunity's Third Annual Contest for Negro Writers Offers $1000.00 in Prizes 281
The Contest (June 1927) 283
Contest Awards (June 1927) 285
Arna Bontemps, "The Return"
Sterling Brown, "When De Saints Go Ma'ching Home"
Helene Johnson, "Summer Matures"
Georgia Douglas Johnson, "Plumes"
The Contest Spotlight 294
The Opportunity Dinner: An Impression / Eugene Gordon 297
The Opportunity Contest 299
1932 Opportunity Literary Contest
An Opportunity Award 300
The New Opportunity Awards 301
Essays and Stories 302
The Judges 303
The Contest (February 1932) 304
The Opportunity Award 305
Charles W. Cranford: Winner of Opportunity Award 306
The 1923 Crisis Prize
Truth and Beauty / W. E. B. Du Bois 307
The Prize Story Competition / Jessie Fauset 309
To a Wild Rose / Ottie B. Graham 311
The 1925 Crisis Prize
The Amy Spingarn Prizes / Amy E. Spingarn 315
The Amy Spingarn Prizes in Literature and Art (October 1924) 318
To Encourage Negro Art 319
The Amy Spingarn Prizes in Literature and Art (November 1929) 320
About the Short Story / Mark Seyboldt 321
Play-Writing / Mark Seyboldt 323
The New Crisis / W. E. B. Du Bois 325
The Amy Spingarn Prizes (July 1925) 328
Krigwa 329
The 1926 Crisis Prize
Krigwa, 1926 (November 1925) 333
Krigwa 1926 (December 1925) 334
Krigwa, 1926 (January 1926) 336
Krigwa / W. E. B. Du Bois 337
Prizes / W. E. B. Du Bois 338
For a Prize Novel, $1000 339
The 1927 Crisis Prize
Krigwa, 1927 (January 1927) 340
Krigwa, 1927 (February 1927) 341
Krigwa, 1927 (December 1927) 344
Economic Prizes / W. E. B. Du Bois 345
The Du Bois Literary Prize
The Du Bois Literary Prize (April 1931) 347
The Donor of the Du Bois Literary Prize: An Autobiography 348
Proposed Rules of the Competition 349
To Publishers 351
The Du Bois Literary Prize (February 1933) 352
Acknowledgements 353
Additional Authors: Wintz, Cary D., 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 96019348 //r96
ISBN: 0815322127 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 34598217
ISBN/ISSN: 0815322127