Negro: An Anthology

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Nancy Cunard, Hugh D. Ford
Bloomsbury Academic, Sep 1, 1996 - Political Science - 464 pages
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This is the abridged edition of Nancy Cunard's classic collection. First published in 1934 and mostly neglected in Cunard's own time, Negro has attained the status of a cult classic. The list of contributors - represented in poetry, prose, translations, and music - is a who's who of 20th-century arts and literature: Louis Armstrong, Samuel Beckett, Norman Douglas, Nancy Cunard herself, Theodore Dreiser, W. E. B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, William Plomer, Arthur Schomburg, William Carlos Williams, and more. In its subject and international approach, Negro was generations ahead of its time. Its exploration of black achievement and black anger takes the reader from life in America to the West Indies, South America, Europe, and Africa. Though very much of its time, Negro is also timeless in its depiction of oppressive social and political conditions as well as in its homage to myriad contributions by black artists and thinkers.

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About the author (1996)

Nancy Cunard (1896-1965) was born in England to the wealthy and prominent shipping family. She was a flamboyant and outspoken writer, social critic, and crusader as well as founder of The Hours Press.

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