By Jean Toomer,Carolyn J. Dekker

ISBN-10: 0826356389

ISBN-13: 9780826356383

Jean Toomer (1894–1967) was once a modernist author, a member of the Harlem Renaissance, and in short a part of the literary and creative group that grew up round Mabel stay away from Luhan in Taos, New Mexico. This publication, a severe version of a formerly unpublished 1935 manuscript, makes A Drama of the Southwest on hand to readers for the 1st time. The play offers a brilliant glimpse into the social international of the artists who mined Taos for artistic and non secular renewal within the early 20th century, and editor Dekker presents cultural and literary historic context, arguing for Toomer’s carrying on with artistic strength and importance at a time in his occupation that has been mostly neglected via critics.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Jean Toomer (1894–1967) used to be an American poet, novelist, and playwright. His modernist paintings Cane used to be an proposal for lots of African American authors. Carolyn J. Dekker is an assistant professor of English at Finlandia University.

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