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Consult these sources to learn more about Jean Toomer, his work, the Harlem Renaissance and the Modernist Movement.
Excellent, comprehensive essay on Jean Toomer. See the ‘Secondary Works Biographical and Critical Studies’ section at the end of the essay for citations to additional sources.
Essay includes biographical information about Toomer’s life and analysis of Cane and Toomer’s other works.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference PS153.N5 H245 2003 [Lib Use Only]
See the entry Jean Toomer. Includes a biographical/critical introduction, a complete bibliography of the author’s works and full-text reprinted criticism.
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference PS153.N5 G73 2005 [Lib Use Only]
Shields Library PS153.N5 G685 2011 [Regular Loan]
Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference PS338.N4 A446 2004 [Lib Use Only]
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– Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 – Cane
– Toomer, Jean 1894-1967 – Criticism and interpretation
– Toomer, Jean 1894-1967
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