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Author Jackson, Lawrence Patrick

Title The indignant generation : a narrative history of African American writers and critics, 1934-1960 / Lawrence P. Jackson

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PS153.N5 J37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PS153.N5 J37 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS153 N5 J37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS153.N5 J37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 579 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Three swinging sisters: Harlem, Howard, and the South Side (1934-1936) -- The Black avant-garde between Left and Right (1935-1939) -- A new kind of challenge (1936-1939) -- The triumph of Chicago realism (1938-1940) -- Bigger Thomas among the liberals (1940-1943) -- Friends in need of Negroes: Bucklin Moon and Thomas Sancton (1942-1945) -- "Beating that boy": white writers, critics, editors, and the Liberal Arts Coalition (1944-1949) -- Afroliberals and the end of World War II (1945-1946) -- Black futilitarianists and the welcome table (1945-1947) -- The peril of something new, or, the decline of social realism (1947-1948) -- The Negro new liberal critic and the big little magazine (1948-1949) -- The Communist dream of African American modernism (1947-1950) -- The insinuating poetics of the mainstream (1949-1950) -- Still looking for freedom (1949-1954) -- The expatriation: the price of Brown and the new Bohemians (1952-1955) -- Liberal friends no more: the rubble of white patronage (1956-1958) -- The end of the Negro writer (1955-1960) -- The reformation of Black new liberals (1958-1960) -- Prometheus unbound (1958-1960)
LC subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
African American critics
African Americans -- Race identity
African American arts -- 20th century
ISBN 9780691141350 (cloth : alk. paper)
0691141355 (cloth : alk. paper)