a renewal and flourishing of black literary and musical culture during the years after World War I in the Harlem section of New York City.
a cultural movement in 1920s America during which black art, literature, and music experienced renewal and growth, originating in New York City’s Harlem district; also called Black Renaissance , New Negro Movement
African-American authors and poets, artists, musicians, and movie stars found greater freedom of expression and greater support from white sponsors during the Harlem Renaissance than existed previously.
An African-American cultural movement of the 1920s and 1930s, centered in Harlem, that celebrated black traditions, the black voice, and black ways of life. Arna Bontemps, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, Jean Toomer, and Dorothy West were some of the writers associated with the movement.
[hahr-luh-kwin, -kin] /ˈhɑr lə kwɪn, -kɪn/ noun 1. (often initial capital letter) a comic character in commedia dell’arte and the harlequinade, usually masked, dressed in multicolored, diamond-patterned tights, and carrying a wooden sword or magic wand. 2. a buffoon. 3. any of various small snakes having bright diamond-pattern scales. adjective 4. fancifully varied in color, […]
[hahr-luh-kwi-neyd, -ki-] /ˌhɑr lə kwɪˈneɪd, -kɪ-/ noun 1. a pantomime, farce, or similar play in which Harlequin plays the principal part. 2. . /ˌhɑːlɪkwɪˈneɪd/ noun 1. (sometimes capital) (theatre) a play or part of a pantomime in which harlequin has a leading role 2. buffoonery
noun 1. a black stink bug, Murgantia histrionica, having red and yellow markings, that feeds on cabbages and other cruciferous plants. noun 1. a brightly coloured heteropterous insect, Murgantia histrionica, of the US and Central America: a pest of cabbages and related plants: family Pentatomidae
noun 1. a small diving duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, of North America and Iceland, the male of which has bluish-gray plumage marked with black, white, and chestnut. noun 1. a northern sea duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, the male of which has a blue and red plumage with black and white markings