New PDF release: A Drama of the Southwest: The Critical Edition of a

By Jean Toomer,Carolyn J. Dekker

Jean Toomer (1894–1967) was once 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 avoid Luhan in Taos, New Mexico. This publication, a severe variation of a formerly unpublished 1935 manuscript, makes A Drama of the Southwest to be had to readers for the 1st time. The play offers a bright glimpse into the social global of the artists who mined Taos for inventive and religious renewal within the early 20th century, and editor Dekker presents cultural and literary ancient context, arguing for Toomer’s carrying on with inventive energy and value at a time in his profession that has been mostly missed by way of critics.

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

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