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Television Interview: Professor Darryl Dickson-Carr of Southern Methodist University discusses the significance of satire during the Harlem Renaissance era. Taking their cues from nineteenth-century anti-slavery writings by David Walker, Sojourner Truth, and Frederick Douglass, black novelists George Schuyler, Zora Neale Hurston, Wallace Thurman, and Richard Bruce Nugent used satirical humor as a powerful form of cultural critique. Keywords: Marcus Garvey; W.E.B. Du Bois; African-American novel; humor; satire; aesthetics; Harlem Renaissance.

Studies in the Novel from North Texas Television on Vimeo.