The Harlem Renaissance in the twenties produced a wealth of black talent. But what was its

Stuart, Andrea
June 1997
New Statesman;06/27/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4340, p40
Examines the legacy and the benefits of Afro-American artists' Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s. Flourishing of black artists between the summer of 1918 and the Wall Street Crash in 1929; Symbolism of the liberation of blacks and whites; Demonstration of the extent of the internationalism of the Renaissance; Importance of the Renaissance in contemporary black life.


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