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Title Portraits of the new Negro woman : visual and literary culture in the Harlem Renaissance / Cherene Sherrard-Johnson.
Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007.

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 Undergraduate Library Storage  PS 153 .N5 S49 2007    CHECKED IN
Description xxi, 210 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-200) and index.
Contents "A plea for color" : Nella Larsen's textual tableaux -- Jessie Fauset's new Negro woman artist and the passing market -- "Black beauty betrayed" : the modernist mulatta in black and white -- The geography of the mulatta in Jean Toomer's Cane -- Redressing the new Negro woman.
Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
African American women in literature.
Racially mixed people in literature.
Icons in literature.
Visual perception in literature.
Femininity in literature.
Race in literature.
African Americans -- Race identity.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Harlem Renaissance.
Added Title New Negro woman
ISBN 0813539765 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813539768 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813539773 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813539775 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 65820144
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