Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists & Progressive Politics During World War II

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"As World War II raged overseas, Harlem witnessed a battle of its own. Brimming with creative and political energy, Harlem's diverse array of artists and activists launched a bold cultural offensive aimed at winning democracy for all Americans, regardless of race or gender. In Harlem Nocturne, esteemed scholar Farah Jasmine Griffin tells the stories of three black female artists whose creative and political efforts fueled this movement for change: novelist Ann Petry, a major new literary voice; choreographer and dancer ...

Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists & Progressive Politics During World War II 2013, Basic Civitas Books

ISBN-13: 9780465018758

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