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Rudolph Fisher
(1897-1934) born on
US novelist, physician. He received a medical degree from Howard, 1924; during the Harlem Renaissance he earned a reputation as an accomplished writer of short fiction.
"In Harlem, black was white. You had rights that could not be denied you; you had privileges, protected by law. And you had money. Everybody in Harlem had money. It was a land of plenty."

"The rhythm persisted, the unfaltering common meter of blues, but the blueness itself, the sorrow, the despair, began to give way to hope."
"He's from 'way down behind the sun an' ripe f' the pluckin'."
"Maybe . . . she ain't so possible as she looks."
"Angels rush in when fools are almost dead."
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "City of Refuge," in "Atlantic Monthly," Feb 1925.
R: "Common Meter."
A: "City of Refuge," 1925.
N: "Common Meter."
K: "Blades of Steel," 1927.

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