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American voices of the Chicago renaissance

by Lisa Woolley

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History and criticism.,
    • Dialect literature, American -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • English language -- Spoken English -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Speech in literature.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- In literature.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-172) and index.

      StatementLisa Woolley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS285.C47 W66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL35778M
      ISBN 100875802583
      LC Control Number99020974

      The main achievement of Liesl Olson’s latest book, Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis, is her argument that Chicago was a nexus for transatlantic modernism. Olson presents an intimate account of Chicago’s literary scene in the early twentieth century by analyzing its connections with the city’s artistic community, architectural character, and minority culture.   Voices from the Harlem Renaissance book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Harlem Renaissance of the s symbolized black li /5.

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The realism and naturalism of Chicago writers has most often been treated as urban and masculine, both in subject matter and use of language. But as Lisa Woolley argues in her new book, American Voices of the Chicago Renaissance, that characterization deserves reconsideration.

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Lisa Woolley is the author of American Voices of the Chicago Renaissance ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published )3/5(2). The Chicago Black Renaissance witnessed the emergence of jazz, the evolution of gospel music, and the rise of urban blues.

In King Oliver invited trumpeter Louis Armstrong to join his Creole Jazz Band in Chicago. Armstrong quickly eclipsed Oliver, demonstrating an impressive skill as an improvising soloist. At one time or another several books of the Chicago Renaissance have been regarded by critics as representative masterpieces: Masters's Spoon River Anthology and Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, two cosmopolitan looks back at the small-town world left behind; Sandburg's much-quoted Chicago Poems; Dreiser's entrepreneurial epic The Titan; and visiting muckraker Upton Sinclair's portrait of Location: Chicago Literary Renaissance.

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The movement included such famous African-American writers as Richard Wright, Margaret Walker. Rocco Rubini's first book The Other Renaissance: Italian Humanism between Hegel and Heidegger (Chicago, ) is an intellectual history that seeks to re-evaluate the received narrative regarding the making of so-called Continental philosophy and its transformation into “theory” between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

It explores. A fascinating history of Chicago’s innovative and invaluable contributions to American literature and art from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century "Liesl Olson has written the book Chicago has been waiting for—a rich, Chicago Renaissance was awarded the Pegasus Prize from the Poetry Foundation.

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