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Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance : a portrait in black and white / Emily Bernard.

By: Bernard, Emily, 1967-Material type: TextTextPublication details: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2012. Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 358 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780300183290; 0300183291Other title: Portrait in black and whiteSubject(s): Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 -- Criticism and interpretation | Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 | Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 | African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life | Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | African Americans in literature | Harlem Renaissance | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | HISTORY -- United States -- 20th Century | African Americans in literature | African Americans -- Intellectual life | Harlem Renaissance | Intellectual life | New York (State) -- New York | New York (State) -- New York -- Harlem | African Americans -- New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life | Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life | African Americans in literature | Harlem Renaissance | Literature | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance.DDC classification: 813/.52 LOC classification: PS3543.A653 | Z59 2012ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction -- pt. 1. A niche somewhere -- pt. 2. Nigger heaven -- pt. 3. Letters from Blacks -- Author's note.
Summary: By the time of his death in 1964, Carl Van Vechten had been a far-sighted journalist, a best-selling novelist, a consummate host, an exhaustive archivist, a prescient photographer, and a Negrophile bar non. A white man with an abiding passion for blackness.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- pt. 1. A niche somewhere -- pt. 2. Nigger heaven -- pt. 3. Letters from Blacks -- Author's note.

By the time of his death in 1964, Carl Van Vechten had been a far-sighted journalist, a best-selling novelist, a consummate host, an exhaustive archivist, a prescient photographer, and a Negrophile bar non. A white man with an abiding passion for blackness.

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