The Resource The Black Arts Movement: : literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s, James Edward Smethurst, (ebook)

The Black Arts Movement: : literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s, James Edward Smethurst, (ebook)

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The Black Arts Movement: : literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s
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The Black Arts Movement:
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literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s
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James Edward Smethurst
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eng
Summary
Emerging from a matrix of Old Left, black nationalist, and bohemian ideologies and institutions, African American artists and intellectuals in the 1960s coalesced to form the Black Arts Movement, the cultural wing of the Black Power Movement. In this comprehensive analysis, James Smethurst examines the formation of the Black Arts Movement and demonstrates how it deeply influenced the production and reception of literature and art in the United States through its negotiations of the ideological climate of the Cold War, decolonization, and the civil rights movement.Taking a regional approach, Smethurst examines local expressions of the nascent Black Arts Movement, a movement distinctive in its geographical reach and diversity, while always keeping the frame of the larger movement in view. The Black Arts Movement, he argues, fundamentally changed American attitudes about the relationship between popular culture and "high" art and dramatically transformed the landscape of public funding for the arts
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Midwest
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Smethurst, James Edward
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810.9/896073
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • American literature
  • Black nationalism
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
  • Black nationalism in literature
  • Black Arts movement
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The Black Arts Movement: : literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s, James Edward Smethurst, (ebook)
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9780807876503
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11711397
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remote
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11711397
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MWT11711397
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Black Arts Movement: : literary nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s, James Edward Smethurst, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807876503
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11711397
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11711397
System control number
MWT11711397
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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