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Author Kaplan, Carla, author.
Title Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.
Published New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
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 Floor3  NX512.3.A35 K37 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-478) and index.
Contents "A white girl's prayer" in "The poet's page," The crisis -- Introduction : in search of MIss Anne -- Part 1. Miss Anne's world. Black and white identity politics -- An erotics of race -- Part 2. Choosing blackness : sex, love, and passing. Let my people go : Lillian E. Wood passes for Black -- Josephine Cogdell Schuyler : "the fall of a fair confederate" -- Part 3. Repudiating whiteness : politics, patronage, and primitivism. Black souls : Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black -- Charlotte Osgood Mason : "mother of the primitives" -- Part 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 This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
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.
Alternate Title White women of the Black Renaissance
ISBN 0060882387
OCLC number 852801205