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And bid him sing : a biography of Countée Cullen

Author: Charles Molesworth
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While competing with Langston Hughes for the title of 'poet laureate of Harlem, ' Countee Cullen (1903-1946) crafted poems that became touchstones for American readers, both black and white. Inspired by classic themes and working within traditional forms, Cullen shaped his poetry to address universal questions like love, death, longing, and loss while also dealing with the issues of race and idealism that permeated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Countee Cullen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Molesworth
ISBN: 9780226533643 0226533646
OCLC Number: 769010866
Description: x, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Persons and places, 1903-1922 --
Higher education, 1922-1925 --
The Renaissance and its issues, 1926-1927 --
Europe and the widening circle, 1928-1930 --
Remakings, 1930-1935 --
Codas and finales, 1936-1946.
Responsibility: Charles Molesworth.

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While competing with Langston Hughes for the title of "Poet Laureate of Harlem," Countee Cullen (1903-46) crafted poems that became touchstones for American readers, both black and white. Drawing on  Read more...
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"Meticulously researched and engagingly written, Charles Molesworth's And Bid Him Sing is a carefully, sympathetically, and thoughtfully drawn biography of Countee Cullen. This book is an original, Read more...

 
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