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Bontemps, Arna, The Harlem Renaissance Remembered, Dodd, Mead, 1972.

This is a collection of essays by a writer and thinker
who participated in the Harlem Renaissance. The second
chapter provides a useful overview of the period.

Hughes, Langston, The Big Sea, Hill and Wang, 1993.

Hughes's autobiography was originally published in
1940. This is a reprint of his memories of his life as
a poet in Harlem and as a cook and waiter in various
Paris nightclubs during the 1920s.


Lewis, David L., When Harlem Was in Vogue, Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.

This book is a social history of Harlem in the 1920s,
focusing on the literature and music produced during
the era.

—, ed., The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader, Penguin USA, 1995.

This collection includes essays, memoirs, drama, poetry,
and fictional pieces from forty-five of the major
and minor writers of the Harlem Renaissance.

Wintz, Cary D., Black Culture and the Harlem Renaissance...

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