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ISBN-10: 0143133675

ISBN-13: 9780143133674

The Harlem Renaissance writer's cutting edge and groundbreaking novel depicting African American lifestyles within the South and North, with a foreword by way of nationwide ebook beginning five lower than 35 honoree Zinzi Clemmons

Jean Toomer's Cane is without doubt one of the most important works to come back out of the Harlem Renaissance, and is taken into account to be a masterpiece in American modernist literature due to its specific constitution and elegance. First released in 1923 and informed via a chain of vignettes, Cane makes use of poetry, prose, and play-like discussion to create a window into the numerous lives of African american citizens dwelling within the rural South and concrete North in the course of a time whilst Jim Crow legislation pervaded and racism reigned. whereas severely acclaimed and recognized this day as a pioneering textual content of the Harlem Renaissance, the e-book didn't achieve as a lot attractiveness as different works written through the interval. Fellow Harlem Renaissance author Langston Hughes believed Cane's loss of a much broader readership was once since it did not strengthen the stereotypes usually linked to African americans throughout the time, yet portrayed them in a correct and fully human method, breaking the mould and laying the foundation for a way African american citizens are depicted in literature. For the 1st time in Penguin Classics, this version of Cane includes a new advent, feedback for extra analyzing, and notes by means of pupil George Hutchinson, and nationwide e-book Award beginning five below 35 novelist Zinzi Clemmons contributes a foreword.

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