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An UnAmerican in New York

Lewis Nkosi: Eric Walrond

24 August 2000
Winds Can Wake Up the Dead: An Eric Walrond​ Reader 
edited by Louis Parascandola.
Wayne State, 350 pp., $24.95, December 1998, 0 8143 2709 5
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... the literary area is startling,’ one of them wrote. ‘Few were born in New York, although we speak of the Harlem Renaissance. Claude McKay, one of the movement’s ornaments, was born in Jamaica, EricWalrond, short story writer, in British Guiana.’ By the middle of the 1930s, when the energies of the New Negro movement had all but dissipated in the wake of the Great Depression, its influence ...

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