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by Cynthia Davis,Verner D. Mitchell

Literary Sisters: Dorothy West and Her Circle, A Biography of the Harlem Renaissance download ebook
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0813551455
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978-0813551456
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Cynthia Davis,Verner D. Mitchell
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Rutgers University Press; None ed. edition (October 12, 2011)
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216 pages
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West and her "literary sisters"-women like Zora Neale Hurston and West's cousin, poet Helene Johnson .

West and her "literary sisters"-women like Zora Neale Hurston and West's cousin, poet Helene Johnson-created an emotional support network that also aided in promoting, publishing, and performing their respective works.

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Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West led a charmed life in many respects. Born into a distinguished Boston family, she appeared in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, then lived in the Soviet Union with a group that included Langston Hughes, to whom she proposed marriage. West and her "literary sisters"-women like Zora Neale Hurston and West's cousin, poet Helene Johnson-created an emotional support network that also aided in promoting, publishing, and performing their respective works. Literary Sisters reveals a different side of West’s personal and professional lives-her struggles for recognition outside of the traditional literary establishment, and her collaborations with talented African American women writers, artists, and performers who faced these same problems

Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West led a charmed life in many respects. Verner D. Mitchell, Cynthia Davis.

Verner Mitchell and Cynthia Davis. Literary Sisters: Dorothy West and Her Circle, A Biography of the Harlem Renaissance. Rutgers University Press, 2011, pp. 85–90, 171. ^ Dorothy West page at African American Literature Book Club (AALBC). Cherene Sherrard-Johnson, "To Russia with Love", Dorothy West's Paradise: A Biography of Class and Color, Rutgers University Press, 2012, pp. 77–103. "Dorothy West" at Encyclopædia Britannica

"Reveals West's struggles for recognition .

"Reveals West's struggles for recognition outside the traditional literary establishment, and her collaborations with innovative African American women writers, artists, and performers who faced. Explores Dorothy West's struggle for recognition outside of the traditional literary establishment, and her collaborations with talented African American women writers, artists, and performers who faced these same problems. Simply put, this is a deliciously engaging book.

by Verner D. Mitchell and Cynthia Davis. Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West led a charmed life in many respects

by Verner D. Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West led a charmed life in many respects. She later became friends with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who encouraged her to finish her second novel, The Wedding, which became the octogenarian author's first bestseller.

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Shortly before her death, she won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awardfor Lifetime Achievement. Literary Sisters: Dorothy West and her Circle, A Biography of the Harlem Renaissance by Verner Mitchell and Cynthia Davis.

Shortly before her death, she won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awardfor Lifetime Achievement. She was asked what she wanted to be her legacy.

Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West led a charmed life in many respects. Born into a distinguished Boston family, she appeared in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, then lived in the Soviet Union with a group that included Langston Hughes, to whom she proposed marriage. She later became friends with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who encouraged her to finish her second novel, The Wedding, which became the octogenarian author’s first bestseller.

Literary Sisters reveals a different side of West’s personal and professional lives—her struggles for recognition outside of the traditional literary establishment, and her collaborations with talented African American women writers, artists, and performers who faced these same problems. West and her “literary sisters”—women like Zora Neale Hurston and West’s cousin, poet Helene Johnson—created an emotional support network that also aided in promoting, publishing, and performing their respective works. Integrating rare photos, letters, and archival materials from West’s life, Literary Sisters is not only a groundbreaking biography of an increasingly important author but also a vivid portrait of a pivotal moment for African American women in the arts.