Gr 10 Up-This set includes a wealth of information about the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of those who experienced it. Volume one includes an overview of the era. Various sections discuss social, economic, and political influences; performing arts; periodicals; and visual arts. The many primary sources included are often lengthy and sophisticated, sometimes offering different views on a topic. The other two volumes provide in-depth coverage of a range of literary figures such as Gwendolyn Bennett, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and Walter White. Biographical sketches and critical essays are included for each person. Principal works by each author are covered at length. "Primary Sources" includes entire poems or excerpts from short stories or essays. Annotated lists for further reading conclude each entry. Serious students of the period will find this scholarly look at the major issues and literary figures of the Harlem Renaissance invaluable.-Julie Webb, Shelby County High School, Shelbyville, KY Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.