Exile: Taking Apart and Finding the Word
- Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (Book). Gargan, William // Library Journal;11/1/2004, Vol. 129 Issue 18, p122
Reviews the book "Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance."
- Harlem Renaissance. Hull, Akasha (Gloria) // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History;1998, p251
During the Harlem Renaissance, African American women became more visible to themselves and to the larger world. Centered in the flourishing Black community of New York City, the movement was fueled by migrations from other parts of the United States and from the Caribbean. Despite gender...
- Against the Odds . Crowley, Kim; Lewis, Christopher; Vogelsong, Diana // Library Journal;5/15/2003 Supplement, Vol. 128 Issue 9, p12
Reviews the video recording of 'Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance.'
- THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE. Ryan, Maureen // Scholastic Action;2/7/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p14
Provides an overview of the Harlem Renaissance.
- Black Continuities in the Art of the Harlem Renaissance. Coleman, Floyd; Richardson, John Adkins // Papers on Language & Literature;Fall76, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p402
Focuses on the patronizing myth of black cultural discontinuity in the U.S. during the Harlem Renaissance. Views of social critics; Factors that influenced black language patterns in the U.S.; Challenges to the notion of cultural discontinuity.
- Renaissance Man. // Booklist;2/1/2007, Vol. 103 Issue 11, p24
This article discusses the writings of former professional basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Abdul-Jabbar retired from the National Basketball Association in 1989 and began pursuing one of his other great passions, history. Abdul-Jabbar has penned six books including "A Season on the...
- Of Exiles and Renaissances. Redmond, Eugene // Defining Ourselves: Black Writers in the 90s;1999, p59
The article acknowledges the emergence of African American writers who contributed to the development of African American literature. All of them find their places in the African American literary movement through exiles. To them exile is chance, choice, dance and happenstance. Changes,...
- PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR: MASTER PLAYER IN A FIXED GAME. Story, Ralph // CLA Journal;Sep1983, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p30
Examines the poetry of black writer Paul Laurence Dunbar. Writer's use of dialect for humor and sympathy; Black man's role as artist, artistic subject and as person in Dunbar's first work "Oak and Ivy"; Role as a dialect poet; Focus on the white audience; Analysis of Dunbar's second book "Majors...
- Harlem's Dwyer Cultural Center announces summer fare. // New York Amsterdam News;7/16/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 29, p38
The article provides information on the official opening of the Dwyer Cultural Center (DCC) in New York. It states that the DCC is the only multi-cultural center in the world that exclusively houses the contemporary artists of Harlem including its history and traditions. It adds that a series of...