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Jean Toomer and the terrors of American history

by Charles Scruggs

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967.,
    • Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.,
    • Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • African Americans in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-297) and index.

      StatementCharles Scruggs and Lee VanDemarr.
      ContributionsVanDemarr, Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3539.O478 C337 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination310 p. ;
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL357768M
      ISBN 100812234510
      LC Control Number98017686

      The Hardcover of the Jean Toomer: Race, Repression, and Revolution by Barbara Foley at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Lee Vandemarr is the author of Jean Toomer and the Terrors of American History ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published )4/5(2).

      According to Charles Scruggs, co-author of Jean Toomer and the Terrors of American History (), "Barbara Foley has written a brilliant book on Toomer. I would go so far to say it is also the best researched book on Toomer that exists." In Marxist Literary Criticism Today, Foley focuses on matters of pedagogy. A list of poems by Jean Toomer Born in , Jean Toomer is the author of Cane, a book of prose and poetry describing the people and landscape of Georgia. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

      About Jean Toomer. Jean Toomer (–) 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 . 8 Scruggs, Charles and VanDemarr, Lee, Jean Toomer and the Terrors of American History (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ), 9 Edmunds, Susan, “ The Race Question and the ‘Question of the Home’: Revisiting the Lynching Plot in Jean Toomer's Cane,” American Literature, 75, 1 (), –68,


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