Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

  • Apple

  • Android

  • Windows Phone

  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.


or






Download to your computer

  • Mac
  • Windows 8, 8 RT and Modern UI
  • Windows 8 desktop, Windows 7, XP & Vista
Kindle Cloud Reader

  • Read instantly in your browser

Voices from the Harlem Renaissance

Reprint Edition

by

Nathan Irvin Huggins

(Editor)

Visit Amazon’s Nathan Irvin Huggins Page
Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
See search results for this author

Are you an author?
Learn about Author Central


Nathan Irvin Huggins


(Editor)


5.0 out of 5 stars





4 customer reviews



ISBN-13:
978-0195093605

ISBN-10:
0195093607


Why is ISBN important?


ISBN

This bar-code number lets you verify that you’re getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.

Scan an ISBN with your phone

Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.

Have one to sell?

Sell on Amazon

Share


Facebook

Twitter

Pinterest

  • Paperback


    $12.35 – $24.99

  • Other Sellers


    from $12.35

  • Other Sellers


    See all 4 versions

Condition:

Used

Good


Used – Good
Book Condition:
Pages are clean with no markings. Ships direct from Amazon!


In Stock.

Sold by

Abundance Booksellers,

Fulfilled by Amazon


Condition:
Used: Good

Comment: Pages are clean with no markings. Ships direct from Amazon!

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon’s fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Something we hope you’ll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime.

If you’re a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you increase your sales. We invite you to
learn more about Fulfillment by Amazon
.


Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.

Buy new


On clicking this link, a new layer will be open

$24.99


On clicking this link, a new layer will be open

In Stock.

Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.

This item ships to Romania.

Learn more


More Buying Choices

19 New from $24.99

51 Used from $12.35

70 used & new  from $12.35

See All Buying Options

Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s symbolized black liberation and sophistication–the final shaking off of slavery, in the mind, spirit, and character of African-Americans. It was a period when the African-American came of age, with the clearest expression of this transformation visible in the remarkable outpouring of literature, art, and music. In these years the “New Negro” was born, as seen in the shift of black leadership from Booker T. Washington to that of W.E.B. Du Bois, from Tuskegee to New York, and for some, even to the African nationalism of Marcus Garvey.

In Voices from the Harlem Renaissance, Nathan Irvin Huggins provides more than 120 selections from the political writings and arts of the period, each depicting the meaning of blackness and the nature of African-American art and its relation to social statement. Through these pieces, Huggins establishes the context in which the art of Harlem Renaissance occurred. We read the call to action by pre-Renaissance black spokesmen, such as A. Philip Randolph and W.E.B. DuBois who–through magazines such as The Messenger (“the only radical Negro magazine”), and the NAACP’s Crisis–called for a radical transformation of the American economic and social order so as to make a fair world for black men and women. We hear the more flamboyant rhetoric of Marcus Garvey, who rejected the idea of social equality for a completely separate African social order. And we meet Alain Locke, whose work served to redefine the “New Negro” in cultural terms, and stands as the cornerstone of the Harlem Renaissance.

Huggins goes on to offer autobiographical writings, poetry, and stories of such men and women as Langston Hughes, Nancy Cunard, Helen Johnson, and Claude McKay–writings that depict the impact of Harlem and New York City on those who lived there, as well as the youthfulness and exuberance of the period. The complex question of identity, a very important part of the thought and expression of the Harlem Renaissance, is addressed in work’s such as Jean Toomer’s Bona and Paul and Zora Neale Hurston’s Sweat. And Huggins goes on to attend to the voices of alienation, anger, and rage that appeared in a great deal of the writing to come out of the Harlem Renaissance by poets such as George S. Schuyler and Gwendolyn Bennett. Also included are over twenty illustrations by such artists as Aaron Douglas whose designs illuminated many of the works we associate with the Harlem Renaissance: the magazines Fire and Harlem; Alain Locke’s The New Negro; and James Weldon Johnson’s God’s Trombones.

The vitality of the Harlem Renaissance served as a generative force for all New York–and the nation. Offering all those interested in the evolution of African-American consciousness and art a link to this glorious time, Voices from the Harlem Renaissance illuminates the African-American struggle for self-realization.



Read more
Read less

click to open popover

Customers who bought this item also bought

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1

This shopping feature will continue to load items. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

Back
  1. Native Son (Perennial Classics)
    Richard Wright

    4.3 out of 5 stars

    476

    Paperback
    $10.87

Next


Sponsored products related to this item

Page 1 1 Start over Page 1 1
Previous page of related Sponsored Products
  1. Feedback

    Unsettling America: An Anthology of Contemporary Multicultural Poetry

    Explore what it is means to be and American through this powerful and moving collection of poems, from many diverse poetic voices.
    12
    Paperback
    $16.90
  2. Feedback

    The Chicago American Giants

    Paul Debono
    1
    Paperback
    $29.95
  3. Feedback

    The Fighting Times of Abe Attell

    Mark Allen Baker
    2
    Kindle Edition
    $15.99
  4. Feedback

    George Altman: My Baseball Journey from the Negro Leagues to the Majors and Beyond

    George Tiny Altman
    7
    Paperback
    $29.95
  5. Feedback

    Black Baseball and Chicago: Essays on the Players, Teams and Games of the Negro Leagues Most Important City (Jerry Malloy Conference)

    Leslie A. Heaphy
    Paperback
    $35.00
  6. Feedback

    The Page Fence Giants: A History of Black Baseball’s Pioneering Champions

    Mitch Lutzke
    1
    Kindle Edition
    $19.99
  7. Feedback

    Black Ball 9: New Research in African American Baseball History

    Leslie A. Heaphy
    Paperback
    $35.00
Next page of related Sponsored Products
Ad feedback

Editorial Reviews

Review

Read more

From the Back Cover

Read more

See all Editorial Reviews


Product details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (January 26, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195093607
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195093605

  • Product Dimensions:

    10.5 x 1.2 x 6.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds ( View shipping rates and policies )
  • Average Customer Review:


    5.0 out of 5 stars




    4 customer reviews


  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank:

    #280,637 in Books ( See Top 100 in Books )

    • #437
      in  Books > Textbooks > Humanities > Literature > American Literature
    • #769
      in  Books > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Regional & Cultural > United States
    • #818
      in  Books > Textbooks > Humanities > History > Europe
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price ?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support ?

    Related Video Shorts (0)

    Upload your video

    Be the first video

    Your name here



    4 customer reviews

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    5.0 out of 5 stars

    5 star
    4 star (0%)
    3 star (0%)
    2 star (0%)
    1 star (0%)


    Review this product

    Share your thoughts with other customers
    Write a customer review



    Showing 1-4 of 4 reviews

    There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.

    P. R. Ledewitz

    5.0 out of 5 stars Thank heavens for this book

    December 31, 2014

    Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase

    Read more

    One person found this helpful

    Helpful

    Comment
    Report abuse

    A. Smith

    5.0 out of 5 stars … book for my African American Literature course and absolutely loved all of the writings

    September 15, 2015

    Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase

    Read more

    One person found this helpful

    Helpful

    Comment
    Report abuse

    keith rodelander

    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars

    January 22, 2016

    Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase

    Read more

    One person found this helpful

    Helpful

    Comment
    Report abuse

    Anthony Jones

    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars

    April 10, 2015

    Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase

    Read more

    One person found this helpful

    Helpful

    Comment
    Report abuse

    See all 4 reviews
    Write a customer review


    Set up an Amazon Giveaway

    Voices from the Harlem Renaissance
    Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway

    This item: Voices from the Harlem Renaissance

    Set up a giveaway

    Pages with related products.
    See and discover other items: harlem renaissance , the history of harlem

    There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

    Learn more about Amazon Prime.

    Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime
    Prime members enjoy FREE Two-Day Shipping and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books.
    >
    Get started