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Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago's Literary Landscape

Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach


This book examines the flowering of African American creativity, activism, and scholarship in the South Side Chicago district known as Bronzeville during the period between the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s. Poverty stricken, segregated, and bursting at the seams with migrants, Bronzeville was the community that provided inspiration, training, and work for an entire generation of diversely talented African American authors and artists who came of age during the years between the two world wars. This book investigates the institutions and streetscapes ... More

Keywords: African American creativity, African American activism, African American scholarship, South Side Chicago, Bronzeville, African American authors, African American artists, Black Chicago, Harlem Renaissance, Black Arts Movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780252037825
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252037825.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach, author
Earlham College