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Miss Anne in Harlem

The White Women Of The Black Renaissance

By Carla author Kaplan

Celebrated scholar Carla Kaplan’s cultural biography, Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance, focuses on white women, collectively called “Miss Anne,” who became Harlem Renaissance insiders.
 
The 1920s in New York City was a time of freedom, experimentation, and passion—with Harlem at the epicenter. White men could go uptown to see jazz and modern dance, but women who embraced black culture too enthusiastically could be ostracized.
 
Miss Anne in Harlem focuses on six of the unconventional, free-thinking women, some from Manhattan high society, many Jewish, who crossed race lines and defied social conventions to become a part of the culture and heartbeat of Harlem.
 
Ethnic and gender studies professor Carla Kaplan brings the interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance to life with vivid prose, extensive research, and period photographs.

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Format: Book
Author: Kaplan, Carla author
Summary: This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
Title: Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
Subject: Harlem Renaissance -- History. Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography. African American intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography. Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century. African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century. Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
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Format: Book
Author: Kaplan, Carla author.
Summary: This interracial history of the Harlem Renaissance focuses on white women, collectively called "Miss Anne," who became Harlem Renaissance insiders during the 1920s.
Title: Miss Anne in Harlem : the white women of the Black Renaissance / Carla Kaplan.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Harper, [2013]
Description: xxxi, 505 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Subjects: Harlem Renaissance -- History.
Subjects: Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Subjects: African American intellectuals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Subjects: Women, White -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Subjects: African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Subjects: Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Other Title: White women of the Black Renaissance
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-478) and index.
Contents: "A white girl's prayer" in "The poet's page," The Crisis -- Introduction: In search of MIss Anne -- 1. Miss Anne's world -- Black and white identity politics -- An erotics of race -- 2. Choosing blackness: sex, love, and passing -- Let me people go: Lillian E. Wood passes for Black -- Josephine Cogdell Schuyler: "The fall of a fair confederate" -- 3. Repudiating whiteness: politics, patronage, and primitivism -- Black souls: Annie Nathan Meyer writes Black -- Charlotte Osgood Mason: "Mother of the Primitives" -- 4. Rewards and costs: publishing, performance, and modern rebellion -- Imitation of life: Fannie Hurst's "Sensation in Harlem" -- Nancy Cunard: "I speak as if I were a Negro myself" -- Epilogue: "Love and consequences."
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