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Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.

Kaplan, Carla, (author.).

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Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 974.712 KAP (Text) 0530009892791 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch 974.712 KAP (Text) 0530009744034 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780060882389
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-478) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"A white girl's prayer" in "The poet's page," The Crisis -- Introduction: In search of Miss Anne -- 1. Miss Anne's world -- Black and white identity politics -- An erotics of race -- 2. Choosing blackness: sex, love, and passing -- Let me people go: Lillian E. Wood passes for Black -- Josephine Cogdell Schuyler: "The fall of a fair confederate" -- 3. Repudiating whiteness: politics, patronage, and primitivism -- Black souls: Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black -- Charlotte Osgood Mason: "Mother of the Primitives" -- 4. Rewards and costs: publishing, performance, and modern rebellion -- Imitation of life: Fannie Hurst's "Sensation in Harlem" -- Nancy Cunard: "I speak as if I were a Negro myself" -- Epilogue: "Love and consequences."
Summary, etc.:
This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
Subject: Harlem Renaissance > History.
Women, White > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
African American intellectuals > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Women, White > New York (State) > New York > Intellectual life > 20th century.
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > Intellectual life > 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Intellectual life > 20th century.

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