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  • Harlem Renaissance Poet
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    ... The Harlem Renaissance Poets consist of: James Weldon Johnson, Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, Jean (Eugene) Toomer, Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, Robert Hayden, and Gwendolyn Brooks. These eight poets contributed to modern day poetry in three ways. One: they all wrote marvelous poems that inspired our poets of modern times. Two: they contributed to literature to let us know what went on in there times, and how much we now have changed. And last but not least they all have written poems tha...
  • Countee Cullen's First Journal Of Poetry
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    Countee Cullen was a prominent American poet and was known as the "poster poet" of the 1920 artistic movement called the Harlem Renaissance. The Harlem Renaissance produced the first African American works of literature in the United States. There were many leading figures in the Harlem Renaissance such as James Weldon Johnson, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Wallace Thurman and Area Bon temps. Cullen was simply an amazing young man who won many poetry contests throughout New York, published two ...
  • Idea Of The Harlem Renaissance
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    The 1920's were a period or rapid growth and change in America. After World War I American's were introduced to a lifestyle of lavishness they had never encountered before. It was a period of radical thought and ideas. It was in this time period that the idea of the Harlem Renaissance was born. The ideology behind the Harlem Renaissance was to create the image of the "New Negro". The image of African-American's changed from rural, uneducated "peasants" to urban, sophisticated, cosmopolites. Lite...
  • Chapter 5 Conclusion The Harlem Renaissance
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    The Harlem Renaissance Junior English June 10, 2004 Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction... pg. 1 Chapter 2: How did the Harlem Renaissance begin? ... pg. 1-2 Chapter 3: What works or events had a great impact on the movement? ... pg. 2-3 Chapter 4: What were some themes of the Harlem Renaissance? ... pg. 3-5 Did the Harlem Renaissance only appeal to African -Americans... pg. 5 Chapter 5: Conclusion... pg. 5 Cited Works... pg. 6 Chapter 1 Introduction Harlem Renaissance, an African American...
  • Important Figure To The Harlem Renaissance
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    Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was a time of racism, injustice, and importance. Somewhere in between the 1920's and 1930's an African American movement occurred in Harlem, New York City. The Harlem Renaissance exalted the unique culture of African-Americans and redefined African-American expression. It was the result of Blacks migrating in the North, mostly Chicago and New York. There were many significant figures, both male and female, that had taken part in the Harlem Renaissance. I...
  • Role In The Harlem Renaissance
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    Harlem Renaissance What is a renaissance? A renaissance is a movement or period of vigorous artistic and intellectual activity. There was a famous renaissance in Europe during the transition from medieval times to modern times that is still taught today. There was, also, a not so well known renaissance that occurred in the United States from the 1920's to the 1930's in Manhattan. This renaissance was called "The New Negro Movement", but was later called the Harlem Renaissance. During this time, ...
  • Big Artists During The Harlem Renaissance
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    The Harlem Renaissance I. Introduction II. Definition of the Harlem Renaissance A. The Time of the Harlem Renaissance B. What was the Harlem Renaissance. Music of the Harlem Renaissance A. Kinds of music B. The big people IV. Drama of the Harlem Renaissance A. Kinds of drama B. The big people V. Literature of the Harlem Renaissance A. Kinds of Literature B. The Big People VI. Art of the Harlem Renaissance A. Kinds of Art B. The Big People VII. Reason A. Why did they write the way they did B. The...
  • Leading Artist Of The Harlem Renaissance
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    Harlem Renaissance Throughout the history of African Americans, there have been important historical figures as well as times. Revered and inspirational leaders and eras like, Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement, Nat Turner and the slave revolt, or Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party. One such period that will always remain a significant part of black art and culture is the Harlem Renaissance. It changed the meaning of art and poetry, as it was known then. Furthermore, the Harle...
  • Harlem Renaissance Writers Of The 1930's
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    Throughout American Literature there have been many genres of writing eras. The Harlem Renaissance was one of such genres of writing. The Harlem Renaissance was an African American cultural movement of the late 1800's and early 1900's that was centered in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Although it was primarily a literary movement, it was closely related to developments in African American music, theater, art, and politics. The Harlem Renaissance had a number of different names. It wa...
  • African American Writers In Harlem
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    Since the mid to late eighteen hundreds Harlem has been a city of immigration and migration. Alain Locke puts it this way: "Harlem has come to mean... another statue of liberty on the landward side of New York" (Locke, "Harlem"). He continues that Harlem "stands for a folk-movement which in human significance can be compared with the pushing back of the western frontier... or the waves of immigration which have swept overseas". Locke defines Harlem as a city of opportunity and hope for the vast ...

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