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American Literature

Literature in the Jazz Age

Use the Web sites below to research writers of the Jazz Age. Then, create a short report on one writer's life. Include titles of published works and an example of his or her writing style.

Harlem, 1900–1940 http://www.si.umich.edu/ CHICO/ Harlem/ index.html
An extensive look at Harlem as a community including the period known as the Harlem Renaissance. From the Schomburg Research Center for Research in Black Culture.

Flapper Station http://home.earthlink.net/ ~rbotti/
Fashion, music, movies, and much more about life in the 1920s.

Flapper Culture & Style http://www.geocities.com/ flapper_culture/
An article about the culture and style of flappers during the Jazz Age.