Favorite books from the HR?

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Favorite books from the HR?

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1ostrom
Jan 20, 2008, 10:54 pm

Two of my favorite books from the HR period are The Conjure Man Dies by Rudolph Fisher and The Ways of White Folks by Langston Hughes.

2ostrom
Jan 24, 2008, 10:20 pm

Double-Take: A Revisionist Harlem Renaissance Anthology

When Harlem Was In Vogue

Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on the Road

W.E.B. Du Bois

David Levering Lewis

3MissTrudy
Jan 28, 2008, 2:04 pm

Thanks for inviting me to join. I would definitely highlight W.E.B. Du Bois's "The Souls of Black Folk."

4Virago
Jan 28, 2008, 3:34 pm

My favorite HR book is Nella Larsen's "Passing".

I've read it several times and I still find the unexpected event at the end perplexing.

5weener
Jan 28, 2008, 4:19 pm

I know it's an obvious choice, but I really loved Invisible Man.

6gautherbelle
Feb 17, 2008, 11:43 pm

Weener have you read the Ellison biography by Rampersad. His book was seminal in my life but he does not come off well in his biography. Still I love the book. I loved The Big Sea by Langston Hughes.

7bazile
Mar 19, 2010, 4:25 am

I'm a big fan of Jessie Fauset and her work with the crisis paper