The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960's and 1970's

@inproceedings{Smethurst2005TheBA,
  title={The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960's and 1970's},
  author={J. Smethurst},
  year={2005}
}
  • J. Smethurst
  • Published 2005
  • Art
  • Emerging from a matrix of Old Left, black nationalist, and bohemian ideologies and institutions, African American artists and intellectuals in the 1960s coalesced to form the Black Arts Movement, the cultural wing of the Black Power Movement. In this comprehensive analysis, James Smethurst examines the formation of the Black Arts Movement and demonstrates how it deeply influenced the production and reception of literature and art in the United States through its negotiations of the ideological… CONTINUE READING
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