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The new Negro : an interpretation

Title
The new Negro : an interpretation / edited by Alain Locke ; book decoration and portraits by Winold Reiss.
Publication
New York : Albert and Charles Boni, 1925.

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TextUse in libraryRequestIEC (Locke, A. L. New Negro : an interpretation)Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121
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Description
xviii, 446 pages, [17] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits (some color), fascimiles, music; 23 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Authors' presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
  • Inscriptions (Provenance)
Note
  • Some of the contributions and illustrations originally appeared in a special issue of The Survey Graphic (Mar 1925), entitled Harlem: the Mecca of the new Negro, edited by Alain Locke.
  • Includes music for "Father Abraham, Tell it" and "Listen to de Lambs", pages 211-213.
  • Illustrations: 17 plates, comprising reproductions of portraits of African American men and women (originally pastel on board) and "African Phantasy: Awakening" (originally ink on paper) by Winold Reiss ; "Six Decorative Designs" by Aaron Douglas, pages [56], [112], [128], 138, 216, [268] ; three vignettes by Miguel Covarrubias: pages [225], 227.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-446).
Source (note)
  • from Arthur A. Schomburg;
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in ink on half-title page "To my dear friend, Arthur A. Schomburg, valued collaborator in this and other projects, Alain Leroy Locke. December 3, 19[25]." ; Inscribed: in ink [in Schomburg's hand] on half-title page "Arthur A. Schomburg." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
  • Pt.1. Negro renaissance: New Negro [by] Alain Locke -- Negro art and America [by] Albert C. Barnes -- Negro in American literature [by] William Stanley Braithwaite -- Negro youth speaks [by] Alain Locke.
  • Fiction: City of refuge [by] Rudolph Fisher -- Vestiges [by] Rudolph Fisher -- Fog [by] John Matheus -- Carma, from Cane [by] Jean Toomer -- Fern, from Cane [by] Jean Toomer -- Spunk [by] Zora Neale Hurston -- Sahdji [by] Bruce Nugent -- Palm porch [by] Eric Walrond.
  • Poetry: Poems [by] Countée Cullen -- Poems [by] Claude McKay -- Poems [by] Jean Toomer -- The creation [by] James Weldon Johnson -- Poems [by] Langston Hughes -- Poems [by] Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Lady, Lady [by] Anne Spencer -- Black finger [by] Angelina Grimke -- Enchantment [by] Lewis Alexander.
  • Drama: Drama of Negro life [by] Montgomery Gregory -- Gift of laughter [by] Jessie Fauset -- Compromise (a folk play) [by] Willis Richardson.
  • Music: Negro spirituals [by] A. Locke -- Negro dancers [by] Claude McKay -- Jazz at home [by] J.A. Rogers -- Jazzonia [by] Langston Hughes -- Nude young dancer [by] Langston Hughes.
  • The Negro digs up his past [by] Arthur A. Schomburg -- American Negro folk literature [by] Arthur Huff Fauset -- T'appin, told by Cugo Lewis -- B'rer Rabbit fools Buzzard -- Heritage [by] Countée Cullen -- Legacy of the ancestral arts [by] A. Locke.
  • Pt. 2. New Negro in a New World: Negro pioneers [by] Paul U. Kellogg -- New frontage on American life [by] Charles S. Johnson.
  • New scene: Harlem, the culture capital [by] James Weldon Johnson -- Howard, the National Negro University [by] Kelly Miller -- Hampton-Tuskegee, missioners of the mass [by] Robert R. Moton -- Durham, capital of the Black middle class [by] E. Franklin Frazier -- Gift of the Black tropics [by] W.A. Domingo.
  • Negro and the American tradition: Negro's Americanism [by] Melville J. Herskovits -- Paradox of color [by] Walter White -- Task of Negro womanhood [by] Elise Johnson McDougald -- Worlds of color: Negro mind reaches out [by] W.E.B. DuBois.
  • Bibliography: Who's who of the contributors -- Selected list of Negro Americana and Africana -- Negro in literature -- Negro drama -- Negro music -- Negro folk lore -- Negro race problems.
Call Number
Sc 810.8-L (Locke, A. New Negro. 1925)
LCCN
25025228
OCLC
  • 1888432
  • 1888432
Title
The new Negro : an interpretation / edited by Alain Locke ; book decoration and portraits by Winold Reiss.
Publisher
New York : Albert and Charles Boni, 1925.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-446).
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 810.8-L (copy 2) (accession no. B594243) inscribed: in ink on half-title page "To my dear friend, Arthur A. Schomburg, valued collaborator in this and other projects, Alain Leroy Locke. December 3, 19[25]." ; Inscribed: in ink [in Schomburg's hand] on half-title page "Arthur A. Schomburg." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Source
Purchase; from Arthur A. Schomburg; 1926. Copy in Sc Rare 810.8-L (copy 2), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Added Author
Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954.
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953, designer.
Douglas, Aaron, illustrator.
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957, illustrator.
Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954, inscriber.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner, inscriber.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc 810.8-L (Locke, A. New Negro. 1925)
Sc Rare 810.8-L (Locke, A. New Negro)
Sc Rare D 78-2
IEC (Locke, A. L. New Negro : an interpretation)
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