A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance presents a comprehensive collection of original essays that address the literature and culture of the Harlem Renaissance from the end of World War I to the middle of the 1930s.
Represents the most comprehensive coverage of themes and unique new perspectives on the Harlem Renaissance available
Features original contributions from both emerging scholars of the Harlem Renaissance and established academic stars in the field
Offers a variety of interdisciplinary features, such as the section on visual and expressive arts, that emphasize the collaborative nature of the era
Includes Spotlight Readings featuring lesser known figures of the Harlem Renaissance and newly discovered or undervalued writings by canonical figures