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Title Afromodernisms : Paris, Harlem and the avant-garde / edited by Fionnghuala Sweeney and Kate Marsh.
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2013.
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 Floor3  NX456.5.M64 A39 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description vii, 256 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Afromodernisms : black modernist practice in contemporary context -- Black modernism and the making of the twentieth century : Paris, 1919 / Tyler Stovall -- Futurist responses to African American culture / Przemysław Strożek -- Creating homoutopia : Féral Benga's body in the matrix of modernism / James Smalls -- Modernism, anthropology, Africanism and the self : Hurston and Herskovits on/in Haiti / Claudine Raynaud -- Asymmetrical possessions : Zora Neale Hurston and the gendered fictions of black modernity / Samantha Pinto -- 'Forgot Paris?' : transnationalism in the spiritual works of Karl Parboosingh / Claudia Hucke -- 'Death to any one that puts his foot in no man['s] land' : 'Afromodernist' reimagining and aesthetic experimentation in Horace Pippin's World War I manuscripts and paintings / Celeste-Marie Bernier -- Making the word flesh : three at the threshold of tomorrow / Barbara Lewis -- 'Thinking in hieroglyphics' : representations of Egypt in the new negro renaissaince / Rachel Farebrother -- Afterword : story weather and afromodernism / Bill E. Lawson.
Subject Modernism (Art) -- African influences.
Modernism (Literature) -- African influences.
Arts, Black.
Artists, Black.
Authors, Black.
Related Names Sweeney, Fionnghuala.
Marsh, Kate, 1974-
ISBN 074864640X
OCLC number 830023999