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Author Thaggert, Miriam

Title Images of Black modernism : verbal and visual strategies of the Harlem Renaissance / Miriam Thaggert

Publ Info Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PS153.N5 T455 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS153.N5 T455 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A crisis in Black art and literature -- Tone pictures : James Weldon Johnson's experiment in dialect -- Reading the body : fashion, etiquette, and narrative in Nella Larsen's Passing -- Surface effects : satire, race, and language in George Schuyler's Black no more and "The Negro-art hokum" -- Collectin' Van Vechten : the narrative and visual collections of Carl Van Vechten -- A photographic language : camera lucida and the photography of James Van Der Zee and Aaron Siskind -- Remembering Harlem : Wallace Thurman, Alain Locke, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Harlem" exhibition
LC subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
African Americans in literature
African Americans in art
Visual perception in literature
Art in literature
African American art -- 20th century
Harlem Renaissance
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Modernism (Literature) -- United States
ISBN 9781558498303 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558498303 (library cloth : alk. paper)
9781558498310 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558498311 (pbk. : alk. paper)