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Absynthe Programmes

Overview
Works: 2 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 233 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PN1997, 928.1
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Most widely held works by Absynthe Programmes
Africa to America to Paris the migration of black writers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program traces the path of African-American literature from the shores of the U.S. to the Left Bank of Paris at the end of World War II through the late 1960s. The program provides context by first exploring the New Orleans salon poetry of Desdunes and discussing the historic suppression of black activists in the U.S. After the Harlem Renaissance, an increasingly hostile climate drove writers James Baldwin and Richard Wright to Paris, where liberal racial attitudes allowed for greater artistic expression. This program traces their lives in France through remembrances of fellow artists and readings from their diaries and works."--Films Media Group website
Africa to America to Paris migration of black writers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the path of African-American literature from the shores of the U.S. to the Left Bank of Paris at the end of World War II through the late 1960s. The program provides context by first exploring the New Orleans salon poetry of Desdunes and discussing the historic suppression of black activists in the U.S. After the Harlem Renaissance, an increasingly hostile climate drove writers James Baldwin and Richard Wright to Paris, where liberal racial attitudes allowed for greater artistic expression. This program traces their lives in France through remembrances of fellow artists and readings from their diaries and works
 
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Audience level: 0.56 (from 0.54 for Africa to ... to 0.56 for Africa to ...)

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