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Shortly after the 1923 publication of his Cane, a collage of poems, short stories, and sketches that depict the life of black Americans in both the rural South and the urban North, Toomer became a follower of spiritual leader Georges Gurdjieff. His published writing centered on those teachings for the next 20 years, until he became a Quaker in 1940, and published articlesShortly after the 1923 publication of his Cane, a collage of poems, short stories, and sketches that depict the life of black Americans in both the rural South and the urban North, Toomer became a follower of spiritual leader Georges Gurdjieff. His published writing centered on those teachings for the next 20 years, until he became a Quaker in 1940, and published articles in that vein until 1950. Here are 45 poems and stories that have not appeared in previous collections, arranged in chronological sections from 1922 to 1950. Griffin (U. of South Carolina) provides a brief biographical sketch, but neither index nor bibliography. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR...

Title : The Uncollected Works of American Author Jean Toomer 1894-1967 (Studies in American Literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), V. 58.)
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Number of Pages : 433 Pages
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