Carla Kaplan is the Davis Distinguished Professor of American Literature at Northeastern University. She has published widely on feminist theory and criticism, women’s writing, African-American literature, American literature, and modernism. Kaplan’s Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters was listed as a Best of 2002 book by the New York Times Book Review, and her earlier The Erotics of Talk: Women’s Writing and Feminist Paradigms has been called “a deft and courageous book” and “an invaluable and timely contribution to feminist theory and literary criticism” by her peers. Her newest book, Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance, looks at the lives of six white women who crossed race lines and became a part of Harlem’s culture. (rhbouchard)… (more)
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“Endlessly fascinating, Miss Anne in Harlem reveals a whole new perspective on the Harlem Renaissance, and Carla Kaplan delivers an essential and absorbing portrait of race and sex in 20th century America.” Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove “With superb, exhaustive research and finely dramatic writing, Carla Kaplan’s brilliant Miss Anne in Harlem fills an aching void in our knowledge of the Harlem Renaissance. It also significantly deepens our understanding of American culture in the 1920s and American feminism in general.” Arnold Rampersad, author of The Life of Langston HughesCarla Kaplan is an award-winning professor and writer who holds the Stanton W. and Elisabeth K. Davis Distinguished Professorship in American Literature at Northeastern University, and she has also taught at the University of Southern California and Yale University. Kaplan is the author of The Erotics of Talk and Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters, as well as the editor of Dark Symphony and Other Works by Elizabeth Laura Adams, Every Tongue Got to Confess by Zora Neale Hurston, and Passing by Nella Larsen. A recipient of a Guggenheim and many other fellowships, Kaplan has been a fellow in residence at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute, among other research centers.
Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)