Harlem Speaks

A Living History of the Harlem Renaissance [With CD]

By Cary D. Wintz (Editor)
(Sourcebooks Mediafusion, Hardcover, 9781402204364, 502pp.)

Publication Date: November 2006

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Description
Harlem Speaks showcases the lives and works of the artists, writers and intellectuals behind the stunning outburst of African American culture in the three decades after World War I. In the tradition of the New York Times bestseller Poetry Speaks, the book combines each subject's key works with biographical and critical essays by leading Harlem Renaissance authority Cary Wintz and other experts. The integrated audio CDs feature music, poetry and literary readings, interviews, radio broadcasts, discussions and speeches, bringing the Harlem of legend to vibrant life once again.
Hear, see and read the best of:
Langston Hughes
Claude McKay
Zora Neale Hurston
Richard Wright
Duke Ellington
Ethel Waters
Josephine Baker
Marcus Garvey
Alain Locke
and more
The audio also includes never-before-released interviews conducted by Pulitzer Prizewinning author David Levering Lewis. Evocative and encompassing, Harlem Speaks places you at the zenith of this vital cultural movement.

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