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Title:
Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.
Call Number:
974.71042 KAP
Publication Date:
[2013]
Edition:
First edition.
Publisher:
New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
Physical Description:
xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents:
"A white girl's prayer" in "The poet's page," The Crisis -- Introduction: In search of MIss Anne -- 1. Miss Anne's world -- Black and white identity politics -- An erotics of race -- 2. Choosing blackness: sex, love, and passing -- Let me people go: Lillian E. Wood passes for Black -- Josephine Cogdell Schuyler: "The fall of a fair confederate" -- 3. Repudiating whiteness: politics, patronage, and primitivism -- Black souls: Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black -- Charlotte Osgood Mason: "Mother of the Primitives" -- 4. Rewards and costs: publishing, performance, and modern rebellion -- Imitation of life: Fannie Hurst's "Sensation in Harlem" -- Nancy Cunard: "I speak as if I were a Negro myself" -- Epilogue: "Love and consequences."
Summary:
This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-478) and index.
Added Title:
White women of the Black Renaissance
Horizon Bib Number:
1451112
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