Carl Van Vechten

Carl_Van_Vechten in 1934
Carl Van Vechten in 1934

Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880–December 21, 1964) was an American writer, photographer, and critic. An early promoter and patron of the Harlem Renaissance, he figured prominently in New York literary circles. His most famous work is Nigger Heaven.1

Works

  • Music After the Great War (1915)
  • Music and Bad Manners (1916)
  • Interpreters and Interpretations (1917)
  • The Merry-Go-Round (1918)
  • The Music of Spain (1918)
  • In the Garret (1919)
  • The Tiger in the House (1920)
  • Lords of the Housetops (1921)
  • Peter Whiffle (1922)
  • The Blind Bow-Boy (1923)
  • The Tattooed Countess (1924)
  • Red (1925)
  • Firecrackers. A Realistic Novel (1925)
  • Excavations (1926)
  • Nigger Heaven (1926)
  • Spider Boy (1928)
  • Parties (1930)
  • Feathers (1930)
  • Sacred and Profane Memories (1932)
  • The Dance Writings of Carl Van Vechten (1974)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Carl Van Vechten.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed November 15, 2020.

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