Black Writers and the Left is a collection that examines the relationship between African American intellectuals and the American leftist movement in the first part of the twentieth century. Both literary study and cultural history, the collection contains previously unpublished interviews with Lorraine Hansberrys contemporaries and astonishing archival research into the life of Langston Hughes. Critical readings of figures like Dorothy West, Chester Himes and George Schulyer round out discussions of more prominent figures ...

Black Writers and the Left 2013, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443841252