Poetry Books by Jean Toomer

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book Black Poets of the United States Authors: Jean Wagner
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published Date: 1973
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Includes chapters on Dunbar, Hughes, Claude McKay, Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and others.

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book An Interpretation of Friends Worship (Start Classics) Authors: Jean Toomer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Published Date: 2013-10-25
Categories: Religion
Religious text written by American novelist and poet, Jean Toomer

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book Cane a Novel Authors: Jean Toomer
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Published Date: 2019-01-26
Categories: Fiction
Cane explores spiritual and emotional frustration, failure of basic communication between individuals, and repression of natural energies. It reveals the chaos of contemporary black American life and calls for a spiritual awakening. A land mark novel that changed the way America looked at black writers. I love it passionately; could not possibly exist without it. -- Alice Walker This book should be on all readers' and writers' desks and in their minds. -- Maya Angelou [Toomer avoided] the pitfalls of propaganda and moralizing on the one hand and the snares of a false and hollow race pride on the other hand. -- Montgomery Gregory

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book The Wayward and the Seeking Authors: Jean Toomer
Publisher:
Published Date: 1983-03-01
Categories: Fiction
This collection of unpublished autobiographical writings, fiction, poetry, and dramatic works reveals the forces that beckoned Toomer away from a literary life

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book Essentials Authors: Jean Toomer
Publisher: Hill Street Press
Published Date: 2001-11-01
Categories: Aphorisms and apothegms
This is the perfect book of daily meditations for both the soul and the intellect, full of affirmation and wisdom for the times in which we live. This edition of 'Essentials' is the first trade edition of the book. Presented in a compact format, it is full of insight as relevant to today's confusing and contradictory lives as when it was first written.

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book Brother Mine Authors: Jean Toomer, Waldo David Frank
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published Date: 2010
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
"Unusually valuable for the history of modernism. This fascinating correspondence will create further interest in Toomer, Frank, and the mixed-race environment of the 1920s."---Linda Wagner-Martin, author of Telling Women's Lives: The New Biography --

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book Jean Toomer Authors: Jean Toomer
Publisher:
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Literary Criticism
Forty-six essays, including several first published in College Language Associaton Journal and in other publications that have been pioneers in Toomer research. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book The Letters of Jean Toomer, 1919-1924 Authors: Jean Toomer
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
Published Date: 2006
Categories: Literary Collections
"Mark Whalen's compilation offers a vital document for understanding the contexts, intellectual debates, and tensions undergirding Toomer's work, including his simultaneous feelings of attraction to and estrangement from rural southern life, the influence of technology on race and urban existence in America and the contradictory pulls of folk culture and modernist experimentation. The collection also charts the motives underlying Toomer's abandonment of the style that distinguished Cane, and his growing fascination with the teachings of the mystic G. I. Gurdjieff in 1924."--BOOK JACKET.

Jean Toomer Books, Jean Toomer poetry book The Collected Poems of Jean Toomer Authors: Jean Toomer
Publisher: UNC Press Books
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Poetry
Poems from each of four distinct periods of Toomer's career deal with nature, travel, cities, country life, love, religion, and hope



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