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Charles Sheeler paints River Rouge Industrial Plant • John Steuart Curry paints Baptism in Kansas. • John Sloan paints Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street. • Le Sacre du Printemps is produced featuring Martha Graham. • The Oxford English Dictionary is published. • "Dance Derby of the Century" is closed after three weeks. • The Doris Humphrey-Charles Weidman dance company is formed in New York. • Louis Hart conducts the dance composition classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York. 9 Jan.
The Richmond-based journal The Reviewer (1921-1925) published Julia Peterkin, DuBose Heyward, and Paul Green. Charleston, South Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and Chapel Hill, North Carolina, were also pockets of literary activity. Women. Women writers were well represented in the Southern Renaissance. Julia Peterkin wrote about South AMERICAN DECADES: 1920-1929 Carolina plantation blacks; her Scarlet Sister Mary (1928) won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Elizabeth Madox Roberts wrote about rural Kentucky with careful attention to details of speech and behavior; her best-known novel is The Great Meadow (1930).
His two poetry collections published in the 1920s were The Weary Blues (1926) and Fine Clothes to the Jew (1927). Cullen. Cullen, sometimes called the poet laureate of the Harlem Renaissance, was the most popular black poet of his time. His poetry frequently addressed issues relating to social marginality, such as race, religious hypocrisy, and homosexuality. He published his first, and many think his best, collection, Color, in 1925. Other collections published during the 1920s are Copper Sun (1927), The Ballad of the Brown Girl: An Old Ballad Retold'(1927), and The Black Christ, and Other Poems (1929).