Gwendolyn B.Bennett

Paper : This essay will be based on the author featured in your Author Presentation which is the one I chose (Gwendolyn B. Bennett). Your essay should contain the following:

  1. A bio-bibliographic section that details the author’s life, his or her publishing history, and a discussion of the importance of The New Negro and/or Fire!! to the author’s development and legacy.

  2. An analytical section that: 1) provides a close reading of the author’s contribution(s) in The New Negro and/or Fire!!

  3. A comparative section that discusses the author’s contributions in relation to the rest of The New Negro and/or Fire!!

  4. Ultimately, your essay should explain to what extent the author echoes and/or troubles Alain Locke’s ideas about “The New Negro.”

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