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Author Kaplan, Carla, author.

Title Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    700.9239 KAP    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    700.92396 KAP    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    700.92396 KAP    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-478) and index.
Contents "A white girl's prayer" in "The poet's page," The Crisis -- In search of MIss Anne -- Miss Anne's world. Black and white identity politics ; An erotics of race -- 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" -- Repudiating whiteness : politics, patronage, and primitivism. Black souls : Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black ; Charlotte Osgood Mason : "Mother of the Primitives" -- 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" -- "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.
Subject Harlem Renaissance -- History.
Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
African American intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Added Title White women of the Black Renaissance
ISBN 9780060882389 : $28.99

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