The Harlem Renaissance: A Literary Study

  • Quarters: Summer
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA, DIV

Highlights Harlem Renaissance – 1912 through mid-1930s – as establishing a role for twentieth-century African American writer, encompassing literature, politics, and decolonization of the image of Africa, and solidifying integrationist and nationalist schools of thought. Examines images, themes, and characterizations in creating a literary aesthetic simultaneously American and African American.