The Resource Amiable with big teeth : a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem, Claude McKay ; edited with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Brent Hayes Edwards, (electronic resource)

Amiable with big teeth : a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem, Claude McKay ; edited with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Brent Hayes Edwards, (electronic resource)

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Amiable with big teeth : a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem
Title
Amiable with big teeth
Title remainder
a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem
Statement of responsibility
Claude McKay ; edited with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Brent Hayes Edwards
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eng
Summary
"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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1890-1948
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McKay, Claude
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3525.A24785
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Cloutier, Jean-Christophe
  • Edwards, Brent Hayes
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  • Harlem Renaissance
  • African Americans
  • FICTION / African American / Historical
  • FICTION / Classics
  • FICTION / Political
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
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Amiable with big teeth : a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem, Claude McKay ; edited with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Brent Hayes Edwards, (electronic resource)
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txt
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9781101628195
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2016044655
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computer
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rdamedia
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0018853875
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Amiable with big teeth : a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem, Claude McKay ; edited with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Brent Hayes Edwards, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0018853875
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9781101628195
Lccn
2016044655
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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n
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0018853875
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