Jean Toomer: Selected Essays and Literary Criticism

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Brings together some 20 pieces written between 1921 and 1945, most published for the first time, by an author often grouped with the figures of the Harlem Renaissance. His later writings suggest an affinity with the Lost Generation. Essay topics include race relations and the philosophy of Gurdjieff, with literary criticism of authors including Eugene O'Neill and Zona Gale. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780870499388
  • Publisher: University of Tennessee Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1996
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Review of Richard Aldington's "The Art of Poetry" 3
Negro Psychology in The Emperor Jones 6
Waldo Frank's Holiday 7
The South in Literature 11
Review of Zona Gale's Faint Perfume 17
Open Letter to Gorham Munson 19
Notations on The Captain's Doll 21
The Critic of Waldo Frank: Criticism, An Art Form 24
Oxen Cart and Warfare 32
Paul Rosenfeld in Port 36
The Psychology and Craft of Writing 42
The Negro Emergent 47
The Crock of Problems 55
Race Problems and Modern Society 60
Letter from America 77
Opinions on the Questions of the Cahiers de l'Etoile 86
The Hill 92
A New Force for Co-operation 99
Why I Entered the Gurdjieff Work 106
Why I Joined the Society of Friends 113
The Message of Quakerism 116
The Flavor of Man 118
Bibliography 129
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