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Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.

Authors: Kaplan, Carla, author.
Call number: 974.71042 KAP
Publication: New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
Publication date: [2013]
Subject: Harlem Renaissance -- History.
Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
African American intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Title: Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.
Additional title: White women of the Black Renaissance
Edition: First edition.
Physical description: xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents note: "A white girl's prayer" in "The poet's page," The Crisis -- Introduction: In search of MIss Anne -- 1. Miss Anne's world -- Black and white identity politics -- An erotics of race -- 2. Choosing blackness: sex, love, and passing -- Let me people go: Lillian E. Wood passes for Black -- Josephine Cogdell Schuyler: "The fall of a fair confederate" -- 3. Repudiating whiteness: politics, patronage, and primitivism -- Black souls: Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black -- Charlotte Osgood Mason: "Mother of the Primitives" -- 4. Rewards and costs: publishing, performance, and modern rebellion -- Imitation of life: Fannie Hurst's "Sensation in Harlem" -- Nancy Cunard: "I speak as if I were a Negro myself" -- Epilogue: "Love and consequences."
Summary note: This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-478) and index.
ISBN: 9780060882389
0060882387
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1451112
Bib No.: 1451112

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