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Alain Locke

(1886—1954)

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Locke, Alain Leroy

Locke, Alain Leroy (1886)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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(1886–1954), American philosopher.

Locke elected to forego the formal study of philosophy and instead devoted

Locke, Alain

Locke, Alain (1885–1954)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Alain Locke's role as a general factotum of the Harlem Renaissance has tended to overshadow the full dimensions of an

Locke, Alain

Locke, Alain (b. 13 September 1886)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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(b. 13 September 1886; d. 9 June 1954),

cultural critic, philosopher, and author of the

Locke, Alain

Locke, Alain   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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2010
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Alain LeRoy Locke (1885–1954) was the leading African American philosopher of his time. Raised in Philadelphia, Locke graduated

Locke, Alain Leroy

Locke, Alain Leroy (1885–1954)   Reference library

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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Alain L. Locke played many roles in his life: cultural critic, editor, author, mentor, educator, patron of the arts, and

Locke, Alain

Locke, Alain   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
(1886–1954), American philosopher and cultural critic, born in Philadelphia, educated at the Philadelphia School of Pedagogy, Oxford University, the University of Berlin, and ... More
Locke, Alain [Le Roy]

Locke, Alain [Le Roy]   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1886–1954),

seminal influence in starting the Harlem Renaissance through his ground-breaking anthology The New Negro: An Interpretation (...

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