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Cane : an authoritative text, backgrounds, criticism

Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967.

New York : Norton, c1988.

ix, 246 p. ; 22 cm.

"Backgrounds" contains generous excerpts from Jean Toomer's correspondence with fellow writers Sherwood Anderson, Waldo Frank, and Allen Tate, and with his publisher, Horace Liveright.Darwin T. Turner's "Introduction" (to the 1975 Liveright edition of Cane), reprinted here, presents the historical and literary backgrounds of the work, as well as additional biographical information on Toomer."Criticism", both contemporary and recent, on Cane and Toomer is wide-ranging and includes essays by W. E. B. Du Bois, Gorham B. Munson, Robert Bone, Patricia Watkins, Lucinda H. MacKethan, Nellie Y. McKay, and Darwin T. Turner.

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ISBN:

0393956008 (pbk.)

LC Call No:

PS3539.O478 C3 1988

Dewey Class No:

813/.52 19

Author:

Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967.

Title:

Cane : an authoritative text, backgrounds, criticism / Jean Toomer ; edited by Darwin T. Turner.

Publisher:

New York : Norton, c1988.

Physical:

ix, 246 p. ; 22 cm.

Series:

A Norton critical edition

BibliogrphyNote:

Bibliography: p. 245-246.

Subject:

Toomer, Jean,--1894-1967. Cane.

Subject:

African Americans in literature.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Turner, Darwin T., 1931-

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