Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources
Bell, Bernard W. The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition. Boston: U of Massachusetts P, 1987.
Blount, Marcellus. "Caged Birds: Race and Gender in the Sonnet." Engendering Men: The Question of Male Feminist Criticism, ed. Joseph Boone and Michael Cadden. New York: Routledge, 1990. 225-238.
Douglas, Ann. Terrible Honesty. New York: Noonday Press, 1995.
Lewis, David Levering, ed. The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader. New York: Penguin, 1994.
---. When Harlem Was in Vogue. New York: Penguin, 1979.
Levenson, Michael. A Genealogy of Modernism. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1984.
Locke, Alain, ed. The New Negro. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.
Moy, James S. Marginal Sights: Staging the Chinese in America. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1993.
Nicholls, Peter. Modernisms: A Literary Guide. Berkeley: U of California P, 1995.
North, Charles. " 'January morning,' or What Will You Not Be Experiencing?" The Teachers & Writers Guide to Classic American Literature, ed. Christopher Edgar and Gary Lenhart. Teachers & Writers, 2001.
Perkins, David. A History of Modern Poetry. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1976.
Qian, Zhaoming. Orientalism and Modernism: The Legacy of China in Pound and Williams. Durham: Duke UP, 1995.
Sundquist, Eric J. To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1993.
Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance [videorecording]. Production of NJN; produced, written, and directed by Amber Edwards. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Video , 1993.
Alexander, Scott. The Red Hot Jazz Archive [electronic resource]. History of Jazz Before 1930. www.redhotjazz.com.
Burns, Ken. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio [videorecording]. Produced by Florentine Films and WETA-TV. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video: Radio Pioneers Film Project, Inc., 1991.
Cahill, Holger, et al. Masters of Popular Painting: Modern Primitives of Europe and America. New York: Arno, 1966 [c. 1938].
Edwards, Justin D. Exotic Journeys: Exploring the Erotics of U.S. Travel Literature, 1840-1930. Hanover: UP of New England, 2001.
Ford, Edward R. The Details of Modern Architecture. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990-96.
Locke, Alain. The New Negro. New York: Atheneum, 1968.
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA www.moma.org). 33rd Street at Queens Blvd., Long Island City, Queens. Phone: (212) 708-9400.
Patton, Sharon F. African American Art. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998.
Said, Edward. Orientalism. New York: Pantheon Books, 1978.
Siskind, Aaron. Harlem: Photographs 1932-1940. Ed. Ann Banks. Washington, DC: National Museum of American Art, 1990.
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