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Cane: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)

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Publisher Comments:

"Backgrounds" contains generous excerpts from Jean Toomer's correspondence with fellow writers Sherwood Anderson, Waldo Frank, and Allen Tate, and with his publisher, Horace Liveright. Darwin T. Turner's "Introduction" (to the 1975 Liveright edition of ), reprinted here, presents the historical and literary backgrounds of the work, as well as additional biographical information on Toomer. "Criticism", both contemporary and recent, on and Toomer is wide-ranging and includes essays by W. E. B. Du Bois, Gorham B. Munson, Robert Bone, Patricia Watkins, Lucinda H. MacKethan, Nellie Y. McKay, and Darwin T. Turner.

Synopsis:

Originally published in 1923, Caneis considered a literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance.

Synopsis:

A masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance and a canonical work in both the American and the African American literary traditions, Caneis now available in a revised and expanded Norton Critical Edition.

Synopsis:

Originally published in 1923, is a literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance. The growing interest in African-American literature that began in the 1960's led to the rediscovery of earlier African-American writers, one of whom is Jean Toomer, author of . It is an innovative literary work--part drama, part poetry, part fiction.

About the Author

Jean Toomer (1894-1967)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393956009
Editor:
Turner, Darwin T.
Author:
Turner, Darwin T.
Author:
Byrd, Rudolph P.
Author:
Toomer, Jean
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Southern States Fiction.
Subject:
African Americans in literature
Subject:
Toomer, Jean
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
115
Publication Date:
19871217
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1 in

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Product details 256 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393956009 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Originally published in 1923, Caneis considered a literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance.
"Synopsis" by , A masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance and a canonical work in both the American and the African American literary traditions, Caneis now available in a revised and expanded Norton Critical Edition.
"Synopsis" by , Originally published in 1923, is a literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance. The growing interest in African-American literature that began in the 1960's led to the rediscovery of earlier African-American writers, one of whom is Jean Toomer, author of . It is an innovative literary work--part drama, part poetry, part fiction.
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