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ISBN13: 9780871401519
ISBN10: 0871401517
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A literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance, is a powerful work of innovative fiction evoking black life in the South. The sketches, poems, and stories of black rural and urban life that make up are rich in imagery. Visions of smoke, sugarcane, dusk, and flame permeate the Southern landscape: the Northern world is pictured as a harsher reality of asphalt streets. Impressionistic, sometimes surrealistic, the pieces are redolent of nature and Africa, with sensuous appeals to eye and ear.

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"[Cane] has been reverberating in me to an astonishing degree. I love it passionately; could not possibly exist without it." --Alice Walker

About the Author

(1894-1967) was born in Washington, D.C., the son of educated blacks of Creole stock. Literature was his first love and he regularly contributed avant garde poetry and short stories to such magazines as , , , , and . After a literary apprenticeship in New York, Toomer taught school in rural Georgia. His experiences there led to the writing of .

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cajunbliss, March 1, 2012 (view all comments by cajunbliss)
If you enjoy the works of Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker or Toni Morrison run and pick up a a copy of this book of poetry by Jean Toomer. Her stunning and strong voice is pleasure to read. Articulate and powerful her poems resonate with the experiences of a strong African American woman's emotional journey through a turblent world. An inspiring book.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780871401519
Author:
Toomer, Jean
Publisher:
Liveright
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Literary collections
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Literary collections.
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19930817
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.20x5.68x.38 in. .30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "[Cane] has been reverberating in me to an astonishing degree. I love it passionately; could not possibly exist without it." --Alice Walker
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