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Author LinkKaplan, Carla,author.
Title LinkMiss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.
Variant Title White women of the Black Renaissance
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
Description xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :  illustrations (some color) ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-478) and index.
Contents Contents: "A white girl’s prayer" in "The poet’s page," The Crisis -- Introduction : In search of MIss Anne -- 1. Miss Anne’s world -- Black and white identity politics -- An erotics of race -- 2. Choosing blackness: sex, love, and passing -- Let my people go: Lillian E. Wood passes for Black -- Josephine Cogdell Schuyler: "The fall of a fair confederate" -- 3. Repudiating whiteness: politics, patronage, and primitivism -- Black souls: Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black -- Charlotte Osgood Mason: "Mother of the Primitives" -- 4. Rewards and costs: publishing, performance, and modern rebellion -- Imitation of life: Fannie Hurst’s "Sensation in Harlem" -- Nancy Cunard: "I speak as if I were a Negro myself" -- Epilogue: "Love and consequences."
Summary This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
Subject LinkHarlem Renaissance -- History.
LinkWomen, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
LinkAfrican American intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
LinkWomen, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
LinkAfrican Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
LinkHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

System Number 000678632
ISBN Link9780060882389

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