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Amiable with big teeth: a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem
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New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2017].
Physical Desc:
xlv, 302 pages ; 24 cm
Lexile measure:
1020L
Status:
Arcade
FICTION McKay, C.
Central
FICTION McKay, C.
Martin Luther King, Jr. African American Collection
FICTION McKay, C.
Description

"A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final novel was celebrated as one of the most significant literary events in recent years. Building on the already extraordinary legacy of McKay's life and work, this colorful, dramatic novel centers on the efforts by Harlem intelligentsia to organize support for the liberation of fascist-controlled Ethiopia, a crucial but largely forgotten event in American history. At once a penetrating satire of political machinations in Depression-era Harlem and a far-reaching story of global intrigue and romance, Amiable with Big Teeth plunges into the concerns, anxieties, hopes, and dreams of African-Americans at a moment of crisis for the soul of Harlem--and America. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators"--

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ISBN:
9780143107316
Lexile measure:
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Description
"A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final novel was celebrated as one of the most significant literary events in recent years. Building on the already extraordinary legacy of McKay's life and work, this colorful, dramatic novel centers on the efforts by Harlem intelligentsia to organize support for the liberation of fascist-controlled Ethiopia, a crucial but largely forgotten event in American history. At once a penetrating satire of political machinations in Depression-era Harlem and a far-reaching story of global intrigue and romance, Amiable with Big Teeth plunges into the concerns, anxieties, hopes, and dreams of African-Americans at a moment of crisis for the soul of Harlem--and America. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McKay, C., Cloutier, J., & Edwards, B. H. (2017). Amiable with big teeth: a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem. New York, New York, Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948, Jean-Christophe, Cloutier and Brent Hayes, Edwards. 2017. Amiable With Big Teeth: A Novel of the Love Affair between the Communists and the Poor Black Sheep of Harlem. New York, New York, Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948, Jean-Christophe, Cloutier and Brent Hayes, Edwards, Amiable With Big Teeth: A Novel of the Love Affair between the Communists and the Poor Black Sheep of Harlem. New York, New York, Penguin Books, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McKay, Claude, et al. Amiable With Big Teeth: A Novel of the Love Affair between the Communists and the Poor Black Sheep of Harlem. New York, New York, Penguin Books, 2017.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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