Background: The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920's. It is also known as the "New Negro Movement"
The 1910's-1930's saw the birth of African American culture as they strive to create their own identity as a result, the Harlem Renaissance can be considered an example of modernism
The modernist literary movement and the Harlem Renaissance, are not the same thing as black poets and writers attempted to be different arguing the idea that the Harlem Renaissance was a reaction to Modernism
Black movements are a result of the wars and question of absolute meaning result in the birth of the movement
The period between 1880 and 1918, mark the beginning of modernism and black reaction helped create it, rather than it being a response to it or an example of.
Create a new document and edit with others at the same time -- from your computer, phone or tablet. Get stuff done with or without an internet connection. Use Docs to edit Word files. Free from Google