Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Book Cover
Author Bernard, Emily, 1967-

Title Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance : a portrait in black and white / Emily Bernard.

Imprint New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    813 VAN VECHTEN,C BER    Available
Description xiii, 358 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Pt. 1. A niche somewhere -- Pt. 2. Nigger heaven -- Pt. 3. Letters from Blacks -- Author's note.
Summary By the time of his death in 1964, Carl Van Vechten had been a far-sighted journalist, a best-selling novelist, a consummate host, an exhaustive archivist, a prescient photographer, and a Negrophile bar non. A white man with an abiding passion for blackness.
Subject Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 -- Criticism and interpretation.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.
Harlem Renaissance.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Added Title Portrait in black and white
ISBN 9780300121995 (cloth : alk. paper) : $30.00
0300121997 (cloth : alk. paper) : $30.00

Available items only