Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Infants of the Spring
Wallace Thurman


A satire of the Harlem Renaissance centres on the larger-than-life inhabitants of an uptown apartment building. The roman à clef’s characters include stand-ins for Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Alain Locke. It was published in 1932.

Paperback, 174pp
Dover Publications, 2013 (1932)
ISBN 9780486499895