Gentleman Jigger: A Novel of the Harlem Renaissance

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About the Author
Robert J. Corber (Afterword By)
Robert J. Corber is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor in American Institutions and Values at Trinity College. He is the author and editor of several books including, most recently, Cold War Femme: Lesbianism, National Identity, and Hollywood Cinema.

Richard Bruce Nugent (Author)
Richard Bruce Nugent (1906-1987) was an influential figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Co-founder of the avant-garde magazine FIRE!!, he was a pioneering African American writer, artist, and actor. His work, celebrated for its candid exploration of racial and sexual identity, continues to challenge the conventions of American literature and culture.

Thomas H. Wirth (Edited By)
Thomas H. Wirth was an independent scholar and the editor of works by Richard Bruce Nugent, Countee Cullen, and other figures in the Harlem Renaissance.

Arnold Rampersad (Foreword By)
Arnold Rampersad is Professor of English and the Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University. He has published numerous books, including biographies of Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, and Jackie Robinson.

"Features the exhilarating atmosphere of Harlem as the arts and intellectual movement catches fire. . . . It's shocking in the manner of pre- Code Hollywood."-- "Publishers Weekly"
"One of the period's few significant lost novels and best satires."---Darryl Dickson-Carr, Studies in the Novel