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The Last Leaf of Harlem: The Uncollected Works of Dorothy West

The Last Leaf of Harlem The Uncollected Works of Dorothy West A literary event selected and previously uncollected fiction by the woman who was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance When Dorothy West died in she was the last surviving member

  • Title: The Last Leaf of Harlem: The Uncollected Works of Dorothy West
  • Author: Dorothy West Lionel C. Bascom
  • ISBN: 9780312261481
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A literary event selected and previously uncollected fiction by the woman who was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance When Dorothy West died in 1998, she was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance, a contemporary of Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and Richard Wright Popular history holds that between the publication of her two novelA literary event selected and previously uncollected fiction by the woman who was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance When Dorothy West died in 1998, she was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance, a contemporary of Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and Richard Wright Popular history holds that between the publication of her two novels The Living is Easy in 1948 and The Wedding in 1995 , Dorothy West fell silent.In fact, there was never a time in Dorothy West s life in which she was not writing and publishing The Last Leaf of Harlem gathers West s writing from these supposedly silent years syndicated fiction in the New York Daily News, pieces for the Work Progress Administration s Federal Writer s Project, and publications in small journals and magazines along with known and beloved pieces by this extraordinary writer.Many of these stories, describing and exploring marriage, loss, family life, and poverty were lost until now The Last Leaf of Harlem brings together the almost forgotten pieces of Dorothy West s lifework, and gives the reader a fresh look into a remarkable writer and career DOROTHY WEST was born in Boston circa 1908 At her death in 1998, she was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance Her works include The Living is Easy, The Wedding, and The Richer, The Poorer LIONEL C BASCOM is a professor of English at Western Connecticut State University A long time investigative journalist, Bascom has specialized lately in the discovery of forgotten or neglected literary manuscripts by early 20th Century African Americans, black folklore and stories about black culture in the United States He is the editor of A Renaissance in Harlem and lives in Danbury, Connecticut.

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    1 thought on “The Last Leaf of Harlem: The Uncollected Works of Dorothy West

    1. 4 1/2 stars for first section, 2 1/2 for the rest1 point Bukowski type writing of lower society-1 point for too many outlines or drafts instead of stories

    2. I enjoyed this collection of short stories by Dorothy West. Lionel C. Bascom was the editor. He did an incredible amount of research in putting this collection together, all of which is spelled out in the Introduction to the book as well as a biographical history of Miss West and a chronology of her writings. Dorothy West was a prolific writer who took you into the lives of those she wrote about. She wrote across ethnicities, as many of her stories are not about African Americans. Common situati [...]

    3. Fascinating to read the introduction about Dorothy West. The collected short stories vary widely in quality, reminding me of women's magazine stories,

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