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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]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 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)