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Harlem Renaissance

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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2008
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History
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The term “Harlem Renaissance” refers to the cultural vibrancy of Harlem—New York City's largely African American district—during the 1920s and ...

Harlem Renaissance

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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The Harlem or Negro Renaissance movement was a period of cultural production dating from the end of World War I ...

Harlem Renaissance

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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2005
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2,697 words

Sometimes labeled the New Negro Movement, the Harlem Renaissance has traditionally been seen as the first successful assertion of a ...

Harlem Renaissance

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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551 words

A literary movement shaped by cultural nationalism that revolutionized African American society, the Harlem Renaissance has been interpreted as an ...

Harlem Renaissance

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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Literature
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5,315 words

The term Harlem Renaissance refers to the efflorescence of African-American cultural production that occurred in New York City in the ...

Harlem Renaissance

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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History, Regional and National History
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The Harlem Renaissance was the most important period in twentieth-century African American intellectual and cultural life. Most commonly known as ...

Harlem Renaissance

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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2010
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History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
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2,301 words

The Harlem Renaissance (1919–1940) signaled a rebirth of the arts and social-political activities not only in New York’s ...

Harlem Renaissance, patrons of

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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104 words

The outpouring of African-American literature and art in Harlem during the 1920s partly depended on the support of wealthy white ...

Harlem Renaissance

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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2011
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Art & Architecture
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1,794 words

Resurgence in black culture, also called the New Negro Movement, which took place in the 1920s and early 1930s, primarily ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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34 words

Period of creativity, particularly in literature, among African-Americans in the 1920s. Centred in Harlem, New York City, the Renaissance ...

Harlem Renaissance

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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2004
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Art & Architecture
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79 words

A term describing a flowering of activity among black American artists in the 1920s, centred on the Harlem district of ...

Harlem Renaissance

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Camara Dia Holloway

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

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2006
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210 words

an internationally acclaimed flowering of African‐American cultural production, including photography, between the wars. The rapid modernization of the African‐American population ...

Harlem Renaissance.

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Amritjit Singh

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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Known also as the Negro Renaissance or the New Negro movement, this artistic and sociocultural awakening among African-Americans was a national phenomenon, reverberating through many urban ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
the term normally used to describe the upsurge of black American writing in the 1920s and 1930s. Though sometimes seen as a movement, it is better regarded as the more or less contemporary ... More

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