A Drama of the Southwest: The Critical Edition of a by Jean Toomer,Carolyn J. Dekker

By Jean Toomer,Carolyn J. Dekker

Jean Toomer (1894–1967) was once a modernist author, a member of the Harlem Renaissance, and in brief a part of the literary and creative group that grew up round Mabel stay clear of Luhan in Taos, New Mexico. This e-book, a serious variation of a formerly unpublished 1935 manuscript, makes A Drama of the Southwest on hand to readers for the 1st time. The play presents a brilliant glimpse into the social international of the artists who mined Taos for artistic and non secular renewal within the early 20th century, and editor Dekker offers cultural and literary old context, arguing for Toomer’s carrying on with artistic strength and importance at a time in his occupation that has been principally neglected via critics.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Jean Toomer (1894–1967) used to be an American poet, novelist, and playwright. His modernist paintings Cane used to be an thought for lots of African American authors. Carolyn J. Dekker is an assistant professor of English at Finlandia University.

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