Harlem Renaissance Novels (Hardcover)

the Library of America Collection: (Two-volume boxed set)

By Rafia Zafar (Editor)

Library of America, 9781598531060, 1600pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2011

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Description

Together, the nine works in Harlem Renaissance Novels form a vibrant collective portrait of African American culture in a moment of tumultuous change and tremendous hope.

   • Cane, Jean Toomer
   • Home to Harlem, Claude McKay
   • Quicksand, Nella Larsen
   • Plum Bun, Jessie Redmon Fauset
   • The Blacker the Berry, Wallace Thurman
   • Not Without Laughter, Langston Hughes
   • Black No More, George Schuyler
   • The Conjure-Man Dies, Rudolph Fisher
   • Black Thunder, Arna Bontemps

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About the Author

RAFIA ZAFAR, editor, is a professor of English with joint appointments in the African & African American Studies and American Culture Studies programs at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of We Wear the Mask: African Americans Write American Literature, 1760-1870 (1997) and the book-length study "Fictions of the Harlem Renaissance," which appears in the sixth volume of The Cambridge History of American Literature (2002). She has also edited New Essays on Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1996; with Deborah Garfield), and God Made Man, Man Made the Slave: The Autobiography of George Teamoh (1992; with F. N. Boney and R. L. Hume).