77. A Race Capital: the Harlem Renaissance

Posted on 30 May 2021

The artistic flowering of the 1920s known as the Harlem Renaissance raises important questions about identity and the purpose of art.

Further Reading

D.L. Lewis (ed.), The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader (New York: 1994).

A. Locke (ed.), The New Negro (New York: 1926).


S.A. Christian, The Harlem Renaissance and the Idea of a New Negro Reader (Amherst: 2016).

G. Hutchinson, The Cambridge Companion to the Harlem Renaissance (Cambridge: 2007).

C. Sherrard-Johnson (ed.), A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance (New York: 2015).

D.C. Wintz, The Politics and Aesthetics of "New Negro" Literature (New York: 1996).

D.C. Wintz (ed.), Remembering the Harlem Renaissance (New York: 1996).


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