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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.
         
   
F
"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."

R
"The rhythm persisted, the unfaltering common meter of blues, but the blueness itself, the sorrow, the despair, began to give way to hope."
A
"He's from 'way down behind the sun an' ripe f' the pluckin'."
N
"Maybe . . . she ain't so possible as she looks."
K
"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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