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Biography of American author Jean Toomer, 1894-1967

Author: John Chandler Griffin
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2002.
Series: Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 52.
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This is a comprehensive biography on Jean Toomer who was known as the Herald of the Harlem Renaissance. The author delves into the esoteric nature of many of Toomer's life experiences.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffin, John Chandler, 1936-
Biography of American author Jean Toomer, 1894-1967.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)664316594
Named Person: Jean Toomer; Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff; Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff; Jean Toomer; Jean Toomer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Chandler Griffin
ISBN: 0773470883 9780773470880 088946166X 9780889461666
OCLC Number: 49785040
Description: 242 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 1894-1913: The Racial Enigma of Jean Toomer 11 --
Chapter 2 1914-1920: A Search For Identify 37 --
Chapter 3 1921-1923: A Literary Breakthrough 73 --
Chapter 4 1923: Waldo Frank and the publication of Cane 101 --
Chapter 5 1923-24: Toomer Meets Margaret Naumberg and Georges Gurdjieff 119 --
Chapter 6 1924-27: Toomer Becomes A Gurdjieffian 155 --
Chapter 7 1927-1934: From Rags To Riches 179 --
Chapter 8 1935-1967: A Life In Decline 199.
Series Title: Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 52.
Responsibility: John Chandler Griffin.
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