Picturing the New Negro: Harlem Renaissance Print Culture and Modern Black Identity

@inproceedings{Goeser2007PicturingTN,
  title={Picturing the New Negro: Harlem Renaissance Print Culture and Modern Black Identity},
  author={Caroline Goeser},
  year={2007}
}
During the 1920s and 1930s, black artists and writers achieved something totally unprecedented: they created a new image of African Americans that truly reflected their times as well as their history. In so doing, they set the artistic agenda of the Harlem Renaissance and gave form to some of its most compelling visions. This innovative study examines the efforts of Harlem Renaissance artists and writers to create a hybrid expression of black identity that drew on their ancient past while… CONTINUE READING