By: BONE, ROBERT & COURAGE, RICHARD.
Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick: 2011.:
Seller ID: 74172X1
Condition: Softcover. Brand new book.
The Muse in Bronzeville, a dynamic reappraisal of a neglected period in African American cultural history, is the first comprehensive critical study of the creative awakening that occurred on Chicago's South Side from the early 1930s to the cold war. Coming of age during the hard Depression years and in the wake of the Great Migration, this generation of Black creative artists produced works of literature, music, and visual art fully comparable in distinction and scope to the achievements of the Harlem Renaissance. This highly informative and accessible work, enhanced with reproductions of pa... View More...