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At a Glance …. Considered one of the most talented short-story writers of the Harlem RenaissanceRudolph Fisher revealed, through his fictional satirical style, the diverse elements of the African American community. During the mids, Fisher balanced his professional life between a successful medical practice and a writing career which brought him acclaim for several short stories, a play, and two novels, The Walls Of Jericho and The Conjure Man Dies While the former work emerged as one the first black novels to address the issue of class antagonism among black Harlemites, the latter is credited as the second detective crime novel written by an African American.

A writer of considerable talent, his work continues to appear in African American literary volumes and collected studies of the Harlem Renaissance. Following his birth in Washington D. After earning a B. Brown in The Young Paul Robeson: On My Own Journey. Fisher then attended Howard University Medical School and studied roentgenology the diagnostic and therapeutic uses of X-rays. Writer and medical practitioner.

Knopf; second book published in by Convici and Freide; last story published in Story Magazine, Fisher quickly gained a reputation as an individual of gifted wit and literary talent. Based on the courtship of a light-skinned black woman, Evelyn Brown-who appears white-and her dark-complexioned suitor, Jay Martin, the story delved into a perceived miscegenational relationship which brought harsh reactions from both the black and white communities. Rather than be mistaken for an interracial couple, and to The conjure man dies online dating the legal and social consequences associated with such a relationship, "The conjure man dies online dating" and Jay end their short-lived courtship-each retreating to their expected places in Harlem society.

Once established in Harlem, Fisher discovered that many of his favorite local African American night spots had been transformed into venues catering primarily to white customers.

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