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By Jean Toomer,Carolyn J. Dekker

Jean Toomer (1894–1967) used to be a modernist author, a member of the Harlem Renaissance, and in brief a part of the literary and creative neighborhood that grew up round Mabel sidestep Luhan in Taos, New Mexico. This booklet, a serious variation of a formerly unpublished 1935 manuscript, makes A Drama of the Southwest to be had to readers for the 1st time. The play presents a brilliant glimpse into the social international of the artists who mined Taos for inventive 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 profession that has been mostly neglected via critics.

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

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