Table of contents for Double-take : a revisionist Harlem Renaissance anthology / edited by Venetria K. Patton and Maureen Honey.


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Alain Locke
The New Negro                                    3
A. Philip Randolph and Chandler Owen
The New Negro-What Is He?                        7
William Stanley Braithwaite
The Negro in American Literature                10
Ruth Whitehead Whaley
Closed Doors: A Study in Segregation            17
James WeldonJohnson
Harlem: The Culture Capital                     21
Brenda Ray Moryck
A Point of View: An Opportunity Dinner Reaction  28
George S. Schuyler
The Negro-Art Hokum                             36



Langston Hughes
The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain         40
Amy Jacques Garvey
On Langston Hughes: I Am a Negro-and Beautiful   45
WE.B. Du Bois
Criteria of Negro Art                            47
Richard Wright
Blueprint for Negro Writing                       52
Zora Neale Hurston
Characteristics of Negro Expression              61
Jessie Redmon Fauset
Impressions of the Second Pan-African Congress    75
Marcus Garvey
Africa for the Africans                           83
W A. Domingo
Gift of the Black Tropics                        90
Rudolph Fisher
The Caucasian Storms Harlem                      96
Elise Johnson McDougald
The Task of Negro Womanhood                     103
Marita 0. Bonner
On Being Young-a Woman-and Colored              109
Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Woman's Most Serious Problem                    113
Marion Vera Cuthbert
Problems Facing Negro Young Women               116
Alain Locke
The Legacy of the Ancestral Arts                 121
Joel A. Rogers
Jazz at Home                                     127
Gwendolyn B. Bennett
The American Negro Paints                        134



James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)                                       139
POEMS   The Creation                         140
Mother Night                         142
The White Witch                      142
My City                              144
Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935)                                       145
POEMS   Violets                              147
You! Inez!                           147
I Sit and Sew                        148
The Proletariat Speaks               148
STORY   His Great Career                     150
Georgia Douglas Johnson (1877-1966)                                   152
POEMS   The Heart of a Woman                 153
Motherhood                           154
The Octoroon                         154
Escape                               155
The Black Runner                     156
Wishes                               156
I Want to Die While You Love Me      158
STORY   Tramp Love                           159
PLAY    Plumes: A Folk Tragedy               163
Angelina Weld Grimke (1880-1958)                                      170
POEMS   ElBeso                               171
The Black Finger                     172
The Want of You                      1 72
Dusk                                 172
A Mona Lisa                          173
Tenebris                             174
STORY   Goldie                               174
PLAY    Rachel                               189
Anne Spencer (1882-1975)                                              227
POEMS   White Things                         228
Lady, Lady                           229
Letter to My Sister                  229
Grapes: Still-Life                   230
Black Man o' Mine                    231



Jessie Redmon Fauset (1882-1961)                                      232
POEMS   Oriflamme                           234
Here's April!                       234
W ords! Words!                      235
Touche                              235
La Vie C'Est la Vie                 236
STORY   Mary Elizabeth                       237
Effie Lee Newsome (a k a Mary Effie Lee) (1885-1979)                 243
POEMS   The Bronze Legacy (To a Brown Boy)  243
Exodus                              244
The Bird in the Cage                244
The Quilt                           245
John E Matheus (1887-1983)                                            246
POEMS   Requiem                             247
In Haiti Is Riot of Color-          247
STORY   Fog                                 248
PLAY    'Cruiter                            257
Fenton Johnson (1888-1958)                                           268
POEMS   The Banjo Player                    268
The Scarlet Woman                   270
Tired                               270
Claude McKay (1889-1948)                                             271
POEMS   The Harlem Dancer                   272
If We Must Die                      273
Africa                              273
America                             275
Baptism                             275
Harlem Shadows                      276
To O.E.A.                           276
Like a Strong Tree                  277
The Tropics in New York             277
STORY   Mattie and Her Sweetman             278
Willis Richardson (1889-1977)                                        286
PLAYS   The Chip Woman's Fortune            287
The Flight of the Natives           303



Anita Scott Coleman (1890-1960)                                      314
POEMS   Wash Day                            314
Definition                          314
Black Baby                          316
Black-Faces -  ---                  31 6
Negro Laughter                      317
STORY   Two Old Women A-Shopping Go!
A Story of Man, Marriage and Poverty  317
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)                                       322
POEM    Passion                             324
STORIES  Spunk                               325
Sweat                               329
PLAY    Color Struck                        338
Nella Larsen (1891-1964)                                              352
STORY   Sanctuary                            353
Eulalie Spence (1894-1981)                                           358
PLAY    Undertow                             360
Jean Toomer (1894-1967)                                               371
POEMS   Song of the Son                      372
Georgia Dusk                        373
Portrait in Georgia                 374
STORY   Blood-Burning Moon                   375
Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr (1895-1919)                                  381
POEMS   And What Shall You Say?              381
Is It Because I Am Black?           382
Sonnet to Negro Soldiers            382
Rain Music                          383
PLAY    On the Fields of France              384
Rudolph Fisher (1897-1934)                                           386
STORIES  The City of Refuge                  388
Miss Cynthie                        400
Eric Walrond (1898-1966)                                             410
STORY   The Voodoo's Revenge                 411



May Miller (1899-1995)                                               419
PLAY    Riding the Goat                     421
Marita 0. Bonner (18Q9-1Q7.)            -    ----                    434
STORY   One Boy's Story                     434
PLAY    The Pot Maker                       444
Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989)                                        450
POEMS   Ma Rainey                           451
Sam Smiley                          453
Southern Road                       454
Strong Men                          456
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)                                          458
POEMS   The Negro Speaks of Rivers          460
Danse Africaine                     460
Jazzonia                            461
Song to a Negro Wash-Woman          461
Dream Variation                     462
Desire                              463
Poem [2]                            463
The Weary Blues                     464
To Midnight Nan at Leroy's          465
Lullaby                             466
Listen Here Blues                   466
Bound No'th Blues                   468
Song for a Dark Girl                469
STORY   The Blues I'm Playing               469
PLAY    Mulatto: A Tragedy of the Deep South  476
Gwendolyn B. Bennett (1902-1981)                                     506
POEMS   Heritage                            508
To a Dark Girl                      508
Hatred                              509
Advice                              509
Fantasy                             510
STORIES  Wedding Day                         511
Tokens                              516
Wallace Thurman (1902-1934)                                          520
POEMS   The Last Citadel                     521
God's Edict                         521



STORIES  Cordelia the Crude                  523
Emma Lou                            526
Ama Bontemps (1902-1973)                                              538
POEMS   GolgothaIs- a- Mountain              539
Length of Moon                      541
Nocturne at Bethesda                541
A Black Man Talks of Reaping        544
God Give to Men                     544
The Return                          545
STORY   A Summer Tragedy                     546
Countee Cullen (1903-1946)                                           554
POEMS   Heritage                             555
Sacrament                           558
Tableau                             558
Yet Do I Marvel                     559
From the Dark Tower                 559
Colored Blues Singer                561
To Certain Critics                  562
Little Sonnet to Little Friends     562
Gladys May Casely Hayford (a k a Aquah Laluah) (1904-1950)           563
POEMS   Rainy Season Love Song               564
The Serving Girl                    564
Lullaby                             565
The Palm Wine Seller                565
(William) Waring Cuney (1906-1976)                                   567
POEMS   No Images                           568
Dust                                568
The Radical                         569
Richard Bruce Nugent (a k a Richard Bruce) (1906-1987)                570
POEM    Shadow                               571
STORIES  Sahdji                              573
Smoke, Lilies, and Jade!            574
PLAY    Sahdji, an African Ballet            583
Dorothy West (1907-1998)                                              590
STORIES  The Typewriter                      591
The Black Dress                     597



HeleneJohnson (1907-1995)                                            599
POEMS   My Race                             601
Magalu                              601
The Road                            602
Mother                              602
Bottled                             602
Poem                                604
Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem         605
Mae V Cowdery (1909-1953)                                            606
POEMS   Dusk                                607
Heritage                            608
Insatiate                           608
Poem ... for a Lover                609








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: American literature African American authors, American literature New York (State) New York, Harlem (New York, N, Y, ) Intellectual life, African Americans Literary collections, American literature 20th century, African American arts, Harlem Renaissance