By Katharine Capshaw Smith
"This readable and informative account... increases matters in regards to the political and social motive of all children’s literature. Essential." ―Choice
During the recent Negro Renaissance, African American children’s literature grew to become a very important medium by which a disparate group cast bonds of cultural, fiscal, and aesthetic unity. applying interdisciplinary serious suggestions, together with social, academic, and publishing historical past, canon-formation concept, and large archival learn, Children’s Literature of the Harlem Renaissance analyzes youth as a website of rising black cultural nationalism. It explores the period’s energetic alternate in regards to the nature and identification of black formative years and uncovers the networks of African americans who labored jointly to transmit black heritage and tradition to a brand new generation.
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Children's Literature of the Harlem Renaissance (Blacks in the Diaspora) by Katharine Capshaw Smith