1920s American Writers
By: Trey Hart
Characteristics: The Great Gatsby, Winnie the Pooh, and many other classic books were written in this age. During this age, there was also an abundance of job openings for African American writers in magazine and newspaper companies.
Significance: the writers were able to influence a large number of people. Many of the African American writers during this time were offered jobs from magazine and newspaper companies for their works. Nevertheless, some publishers were deterred from working with African Americans due to a difference in moral values in certain topics.
Books written during the 1920s
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