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Carl Van Vechten

by Edward G. Lueders

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 148-152.

    Statementby Edward Lueders.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series,, 74
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3543.A653 Z79
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5917592M
    LC Control Number64020724

    The enormously erudite and unfailingly charming Carl Van Vechten sings the praises of the most enigmatic of human companions in this witty, learned, and unabashedly opinionated book, one of the most enjoyable and wide-ranging of literary reckonings with the animal world. Carl Van Vechten was an esteemed photographer, novelist, and critic, a champion of modernism and 5/5(1). In conjunction with the Carl Van Vechten Trust, Mondial republishs the late author's long-unprinted novel, Firecrackers: A Realistic Novel. In what must be considered a milestone, the book will be published after being out of print for over eighty years; thereby poising to become a lost find for readers and literary scholars alike.

    Carl Van Vechten (–) was a well-known and controversial figure during his lifetime. He was a celebrated dance critic, novelist, photographer and friend of Harlem. In his introduction to the book, Darryl Pinckney writes of Van Vechten, "He recreated himself as an artist and he became a portrait photographer of historical importance. Carl Van Vechten (Vechten, Carl Van) Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and .

      Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A A groundbreaking inquiry into the life of the audacious Carl Van Vechten, and his singular and singularly controversial contributions to the Harlem Renaissance Carl Van Vechten was a white man with a passion for blackness who played a crucial role Brand: Barnes & Noble.   Carl Van Vechten's novel generated a storm of controversy because of its scandalous title and fed an insatiable hunger on the part of the reading public for material relating to the black culture of Harlem's jazz clubs, cabarets, and social events. "The book and not the title is the thing", James Weldon Johnson insisted with regard to "Nigger.


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Over the decades, his fascination with the medium remained strong and he asked writers, musicians, athletes, politicians, and others to sit for him—many of them central figures in the. Carl Van Vechten: Biography and Chronology Biography Carl Van Vechten was born on J in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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