Inventing the New Negro–Now Available

Inventing the New Negro: Narrative, Culture, and Ethnography

Daphne Lamothe

256 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4093-1 | $55.00 | £36.00

Inventing the New NegroDaphne Lamothe explores how many black writers and intellectuals in the early twentieth century adapted ethnography and folklore in their narratives to create a cohesive, collective, and modern Black identity.

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