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By Jean Toomer,Carolyn J. Dekker

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 avert Luhan in Taos, New Mexico. This booklet, a serious variation of a formerly unpublished 1935 manuscript, makes A Drama of the Southwest on hand to readers for the 1st time. The play presents a brilliant glimpse into the social global of the artists who mined Taos for inventive and religious renewal within the early 20th century, and editor Dekker offers cultural and literary old context, arguing for Toomer’s carrying on with inventive energy and value at a time in his occupation that has been mostly missed by way of critics.

Jean Toomer (1894–1967) was once an American poet, novelist, and playwright. His modernist paintings Cane was once an idea for plenty of African American authors. Carolyn J. Dekker is an assistant professor of English at Finlandia University.

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