ENGL 361: Literature of the Harlem Renaissance (Rev. C1) Report a Broken Link

Unit 1


Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance
Harlem Renaissance:
Segregation:
Separate but Equal: The Law of the Land
Roaring Twenties:
To Live In The 1920's
Fashions Of The 1920's
The Jazz Age 1920's
Fashion
Beautiful Flappers - 1920's Color Fashion Film
Fashions Of The 1920's
Prohibition
The History of Prohibition in the United States
Speakeasies
Speakeasies of the Prohibition Era
Flappers
Flappers in the Roaring Twenties
46d. Flappers
Flappers - The Roaring Twenties
The Fabulous Flappers
Famous Flappers (1/3)
Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker - 2 - (1927)
Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker's Banana Dance
Jazz/Blues
New Woman
New Negro NAACP

Unit 2


Poetry
McKay, Claude: Biography
Hughes, Langston: Biography
Cullen, Countee: Biography
Bennett, Gwendolyn: Biography
Fauset, Jessie Redmon: Biography
Johnson, James Weldon: Biography
Red Summer 1919

Unit 3


Short Stories
Section 1: Reading Assignment
McKeever, Benjamin F. “Cane as Blues.” Negro American Literature Forum (4:2), 1970 July, 61–63.
Cancel, Rafael A. “Male and Female Interrelationship in Toomer's Cane.” Negro American Literature Forum, (5:1), 1971 Spring, 25–31.
Section 2: Reading Assignment
Walker, Daniel F. “Exploding the Canon: A Re-examination of Wallace Thurman’s Assault on the Harlem Renaissance.” Western Journal of Black Studies; Fall 1998; 22, 3; pg. 153.
Thurman, Wallace: Biography
Walker, Daniel F.: Biography
Section III: Reading Assignment
Fauset, Jessie Redmon: Biography
Johnson, Abby Arthur. “Literary Midwife: Jessie Redmon Fauset and the Harlem Renaissance.” Phylon: The Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture (Atlanta, GA), (39:2), 1978, 143–53.

Unit 4


Edward Christopher Williams: When Washington Was in Vogue

Unit 5


Nella Larsen: Quicksand
Bonner, Marita O. “On Being Young—A Woman—and Colored.” Double-Take: A Revisionist Harlem Renaissance Anthology. Rutgers University Press, 2001.

Unit 6


Arna Bontemps: Black Thunder
Bontemps, Arna: Biography
Krzemienski, Ed. Black Thunder. The Explicator.
Aptheker, Herbert. “The Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt.” American Negro Slave Revolts, new edition, New York: International Publishers, 1974, pages 219-226 (original edition: Columbia University Press, 1943). Gabriel's Revolt
The Jacobins:
San Domingo Uprisings and Toussaint:
Lane, Suzanne. “Black Thunder's call for a conjure response to American Negro Slavery.” African American Review (37:4) 2003, 583–98

Unit 7


Zora Neale Hurston. Jonah’s Gourd Vine
Hurston, Zora Neale: Biography
Kanthak, John F. “Legacy of Dysfunction: Family Systems in Zora Neale Hurston’s Jonah’s Gourd Vine.” Journal of Modern Literature, Vol. 28 No. 2, Winter 2005, pp 113–129.

Unit 8


James Weldon Johnson. The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man
Johnson, James Weldon: Biography