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The Romare Bearden reader, Robert G. O'Meally, editor

Label
The Romare Bearden reader
Title
The Romare Bearden reader
Statement of responsibility
Robert G. O'Meally, editor
Title variation
Romare Bearden reader
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
The Romare Bearden Reader brings together a collection of new essays and canonical writings by novelists, poets, historians, critics, and playwrights. The contributors, who include Toni Morrison, Ralph Ellison, August Wilson, Farah Jasmine Griffin, and Kobena Mercer, contextualize Bearden's life and career within the history of modern art, examine the influence of jazz and literature on his work, trace his impact on twentieth-century African American culture, and outline his art's political dimensions
Storyline
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10785241
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
Dewey number
  • 709.2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N6537.B4
LC item number
R665 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Meally, Robert G.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bearden, Romare
  • Bearden, Romare
  • Artists
  • African American artists
Target audience
adult
Label
The Romare Bearden reader, Robert G. O'Meally, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Pressing on life until it gave back something in kinship" : an introductory essay / Robert G. O'Meally -- Putting something over something else / Calvin Tomkins -- Interview with Romare Bearden / Henri Ghent -- The Negro artist and modern art -- The Negro artist's dilemma -- The Journal of Romare Bearden : 1947 to 1949 -- Rectangular structure in my montage paintings -- The Twenties and the Black Renaissance -- The 1930s : an art reminiscence -- Humility -- Encounters with African art -- Bearden : Black life on its own terms / August Wilson -- Abrupt stops and an unexpected liquidity : the aesthetics of Romare Bearden / Toni Morrison -- The genius of Romare Bearden / Elizabeth Alexander -- The art of Romare Bearden / Ralph Ellison -- Bearden / Ralph Ellison -- Between the shadow and the act / John Edgar Wideman -- Romare Bearden : African American modernism at mid-century / Kobena Mercer -- Bearden plays Bearden / Albert Murray -- The political Bearden / Brent Hayes Edwards -- Circe in black : Homer, Toni Morrison, Romare Bearden / Farah Jasmine Griffin -- Conjure and collapse in the art of Romare Bearden / Rachael DeLue -- Changing, conjuring reality / Richard Powell -- Romare Bearden's Li'l Dan the Drummer Boy : coloring a story of the Civil War / Robert Burns Stepto -- Impressions and improvisations : a look at the prints of Romare Bearden / Mary Lee Corlett -- Bearden's Caribbean dimension / Sally Price and Richard Price -- Sheer mastery : Romare Bearden's final year / Myron Schwartzman -- Romare Bearden, an indelible imprint / David C. Driskell
Control code
2018047200
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 413 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781478000587
Lccn
2018047200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1081375698
Label
The Romare Bearden reader, Robert G. O'Meally, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Pressing on life until it gave back something in kinship" : an introductory essay / Robert G. O'Meally -- Putting something over something else / Calvin Tomkins -- Interview with Romare Bearden / Henri Ghent -- The Negro artist and modern art -- The Negro artist's dilemma -- The Journal of Romare Bearden : 1947 to 1949 -- Rectangular structure in my montage paintings -- The Twenties and the Black Renaissance -- The 1930s : an art reminiscence -- Humility -- Encounters with African art -- Bearden : Black life on its own terms / August Wilson -- Abrupt stops and an unexpected liquidity : the aesthetics of Romare Bearden / Toni Morrison -- The genius of Romare Bearden / Elizabeth Alexander -- The art of Romare Bearden / Ralph Ellison -- Bearden / Ralph Ellison -- Between the shadow and the act / John Edgar Wideman -- Romare Bearden : African American modernism at mid-century / Kobena Mercer -- Bearden plays Bearden / Albert Murray -- The political Bearden / Brent Hayes Edwards -- Circe in black : Homer, Toni Morrison, Romare Bearden / Farah Jasmine Griffin -- Conjure and collapse in the art of Romare Bearden / Rachael DeLue -- Changing, conjuring reality / Richard Powell -- Romare Bearden's Li'l Dan the Drummer Boy : coloring a story of the Civil War / Robert Burns Stepto -- Impressions and improvisations : a look at the prints of Romare Bearden / Mary Lee Corlett -- Bearden's Caribbean dimension / Sally Price and Richard Price -- Sheer mastery : Romare Bearden's final year / Myron Schwartzman -- Romare Bearden, an indelible imprint / David C. Driskell
Control code
2018047200
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 413 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781478000587
Lccn
2018047200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1081375698

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