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Encyclopedia of the Chicago Literary Renaissance

by Pinkerton, Jan

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Encyclopedias,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Encyclopedias,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Encyclopedias,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- In literature -- Encyclopedias

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementJan Pinkerton.
      GenreEncyclopedias., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS285.C47 P56 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3691735M
      ISBN 100816048983
      LC Control Number2003063114

      While Chicago produced much realist and naturalist fiction, its literary institutions also played a crucial role in promoting international avant-garde Little Review (founded by Margaret Anderson) began in Chicago, though it later moved Little Review provided an important platform for experimental literature, famously it was the first to publish James Joyce's. Presents an alphabetical reference guide detailing the lives and works of authors associated with the Harlem literary renaissance of the early-twentieth century. The Encyclopedia of the Novel N.A — Literary Criticism.

      RENAISSANCE. RENAISSANCE. The Renaissance is one of the most interesting and disputed periods of European history. Many scholars see it as a unique time with characteristics all its own. A second group views the Renaissance as the first two to three centuries of a larger era in European history usually called early modern Europe, which began in the late fifteenth century and ended on the eve. Buy Encyclopedia of the Chicago Literary Renaissance: The Essential Guide to the Lives and Works of the Chicago Renaissance Writers (Literary Movements) 1st edition by Pinkerton, Jan, Hudson, Randolph H. () Hardcover by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.

      The book also includes a chronology, a list of works by Harlem Renaissance writers, 35 black-and-white photographs and illustrations, cross-references, a bibliography and an index. Bio Lois Brown is professor of English in literature at Arizona State University, where . Chicago Chicago Hisham F. Ibrahim/Getty Images When you think of renowned literary cities, places like Paris at the turn of the 20th Century or Joyce’s Dublin most likely spring to mind. However, it should be noted that Chicago has also produced some of the world’s most esteemed novelists, short story writers, poets, and journalists.


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In this period, Chicago's newspapers often served as incubators for literary careers. Little magazines like Monroe's Poetry, Margaret Anderson's Little Review, Dell's Friday Literary Review, the Dial, and the Chap-Book, orchestrated an encounter between American and European innovators. These magazines introduced not only Chicago writers but also Pound, Yeats, Joyce, and Lawrence to the American literary scene.

Similarly, post-Chicago renaissance writers such as Gwendolyn Brooks, James T. Farrell, and Saul Bellow are covered in short entries, but these entries do not explain how such writers were influenced by the renaissance writers.

Despite this caveat, the book is an excellent source that introduces students to an important literary : Jan Pinkerton, Randolph H.

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The book includes individual entries by experts on each subject; a discography and filmography that highlight important writers, musicians, films, and cultural presentations; and an introduction that relates the Harlem Renaissance, the white Chicago Renaissance, the black Chicago Renaissance, and the Black Arts Movement.

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Concentrating on the literary side of the movement—the writers, works, periodicals, editors, publishers, critics, and related topics—Encyclopedia of the Harlem Literary Renaissance provides authoritative coverage and unique insight into the literature of the Harlem Renaissance.

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