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The power of pride : stylemakers and rulebreakers of the Harlem Renaissance / Carole Marks and Diana Edkins.

Marks, Carole, (author.). Edkins, Diana. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 974.7100496 Marks Carole (Text) 23784408 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 974.712 MAR (Text) 0530001361597 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Harvin-Clarendon - Library R 974.7 Ma (Text) 208091000116721 Adult Reference Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0609600966
  • ISBN: 9780609600962
  • Physical Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [1999]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Out of the South: Josephine Baker -- Walter White -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Home to Harlem: A'Lelea Walker -- James Weldon Johnson -- Ethel Waters -- Going to Chicago: Louis Armstrong -- Bessie Smith and Alberta Hunter -- Jessie Fauset and Nelia Larsen -- Washington, D.C., connections: Florence Mills -- Duke Ellington -- Bill "Bojangles" Robinson -- Paris: Société des amis des noirs: Carl Van Vechten -- Langston Hughes -- Dorothy West.
Summary, etc.:
The Harlem Renaissance was an electrifying period during which huge numbers of African Americans threw off the shackles of discrimination, exploitation, and poverty in the South and moved north. Heady with the feeling of liberation and the discovery of other like-minded folk, artists, writers, painters, and dancers engaged in bursts of furious creativity. From Josephine Baker, taking Paris by storm with her sensual performances and ravishing costumes, to Duke Ellington, revolutionizing the way people thought about rhythm and melody, these artists were the preeminent stylemakers of the era. The Power of Pride is a visually spirited and intimate book full of photographs, letters, playbills, and drawings that capture the gaiety and excitement of the time. -- book jacket [2]
Subject: African Americans > Intellectual life > 20th century > Sources.
African American arts > 20th century > Sources.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Intellectual life > Sources.
New York (N.Y.) > Intellectual life > Sources.
African American intellectuals > Biography.
African American artists > Biography.
African American authors > Biography.
Harlem Renaissance > Sources.

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