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643. Hemingway and the Black Renaissance

Monday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Beacon G, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society

Presiding: Gary Holcomb, Ohio Univ., Athens

Speakers: Joseph Fruscione, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County; Ian H. Marshall, William Paterson Univ.; D. Quentin Miller, Suffolk Univ.; Mark Ott, Deerfield Acad., MA; Joshua M. Parker, Univ. of Salzburg; Charles Scruggs, Univ. of Arizona; Margaret E. Wright-Cleveland, Florida State Univ.

Session Description:

Contributors to a recent essay collection discuss the way Ernest Hemingway's writing influenced and contrasted with the work of various Harlem Renaissance writers, including James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, and others.


Subject:

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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