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Characteristics of Negro Expression

Characteristics of Negro Expression( )
Author: Aguirre, Mercedes
Lempert, Benjamin
Series title:The Macat Library
ISBN:978-1-912128-11-2
Publication Date:Jul 2017
Publisher:Macat International Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.95
Book Description:

The racial prejudices of 1930s America were many, and included a common presumption that African American art was unoriginal - merely poorly copying white culture.

African-American novelist, anthropologist and essayist Zora Neale Hurston crushingly evaluated such assumptions in her 1934 essay 'Characteristics of Negro Expression.' While Hurston's approach and premises seem in many ways dated to modern readers, the essay still shows an incisive mind carefully evaluating...
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Pages:94
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Art / American / African American
Literary Criticism / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 7.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.25 Pounds

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