The Black Chicago Renaissance (New Black Studies Series)

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The Black Chicago Renaissance (New Black Studies Series)

 Beginning in the 1930s, Black Chicago experienced a cultural renaissance that lasted into the 1950s and rivaled the cultural outpouring in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. The contributors to this volume analyze this prolific period of African American creativity in music, performance art, social science scholarship, and visual and literary artistic expression.Unlike Harlem, Chicago was an urban industrial center that gave a unique working class and internationalist perspective to the cultural work being done in Chicago. This collection's various essays discuss the forces that distinguished the Black Chicago Renaissance from the Harlem Renaissance and placed the development of black culture in a national and international context. Among the topics discussed in this volume are Chicago writers Gwendolyn Brooks and Richard Wright, The Chicago Defender and Tivoli Theater, African American music and visual arts, and the American Negro Exposition of 1940.Contributors are Hilary Mac Austin, David T. Bailey, Murry N. DePillars, Samuel A. Floyd Jr., Erik S. Gellman, Jeffrey Helgeson, Darlene Clark Hine, John McCluskey Jr., Christopher Robert Reed, Elizabeth Schlabach, and Clovis E. Semmes.

Specifications of The Black Chicago Renaissance (New Black Studies Series)

GENERAL
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1st Edition
ISBN-100252078586
ISBN-139780252078583
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Press
Number Of Pages272
Publication Date2012-06-25
DIMENSIONS
Height11 inch.
Length8.5 inch.
Width0.8 inch.
Weight1.68 pounds.

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