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The Resource The other blacklist : the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s, Mary Helen Washington

The other blacklist : the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s, Mary Helen Washington

Label
The other blacklist : the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s
Title
The other blacklist
Title remainder
the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s
Statement of responsibility
Mary Helen Washington
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists. While most histories of McCarthyism focus on the devastation of the blacklist and the intersection of leftist politics and American culture, few include the activities of radical writers and artists from the Black Popular Front. Washington's work incorporates these black intellectuals back into our understanding of mid-twentieth-century African American literature and art and expands our understanding of the creative ferment energizing all of America during this period
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Washington, Mary Helen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
W349 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Politics and literature
  • African Americans
  • Right and left (Political science) in literature
  • Cold War in literature
Label
The other blacklist : the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s, Mary Helen Washington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lloyd L. Brown: black fire in the cold war -- Charles White: "Robeson with a brush and pencil" -- Alice Childress: black, red, and feminist -- When Gwendolyn Brooks wore red -- Frank London Brown: the end of the Black Cultural Front and the turn toward civil rights -- 1959: Spycraft and the black literary left -- Epilogue: The example of Julian Mayfield
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 347 p.
Isbn
9780231152709
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2013031563
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858610476
  • (OCoLC)ocn858610476
  • 644402
Label
The other blacklist : the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s, Mary Helen Washington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lloyd L. Brown: black fire in the cold war -- Charles White: "Robeson with a brush and pencil" -- Alice Childress: black, red, and feminist -- When Gwendolyn Brooks wore red -- Frank London Brown: the end of the Black Cultural Front and the turn toward civil rights -- 1959: Spycraft and the black literary left -- Epilogue: The example of Julian Mayfield
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 347 p.
Isbn
9780231152709
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2013031563
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858610476
  • (OCoLC)ocn858610476
  • 644402

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