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Countee Cullen

Collected Poems / Edited by Major Jackson
(Book - 2013)
Countee Cullen
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A major and sometimes controversial figure of the Harlem Renaissance, Countee Cullen fused a mastery of the formal lyric with a passionate engagement with themes social, religious, racial, and personal in such books as Color, Copper Sun, and The Black Christ. Certain of his poems-- "Heritage," "Yet Do I Marvel" -- are widely celebrated, but much of Cullen's work remains to be discovered. This volume restores to print a body of work of singular intensity and beauty
Title: Countee Cullen
collected poems / edited by Major Jackson
Publisher: [New York] : Library of America, 2013
Characteristics: xxxv, 298 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary: A major and sometimes controversial figure of the Harlem Renaissance, Countee Cullen fused a mastery of the formal lyric with a passionate engagement with themes social, religious, racial, and personal in such books as Color, Copper Sun, and The Black Christ. Certain of his poems-- "Heritage," "Yet Do I Marvel" -- are widely celebrated, but much of Cullen's work remains to be discovered. This volume restores to print a body of work of singular intensity and beauty
Subject Headings: African Americans Poetry American poetry 20th century American poetry African American authors
Topical Term: African Americans
American poetry
American poetry
Additional Contributors: Jackson, Major 1968-
Cullen, Countee 1903-1946
LCCN: 2010924276
ISBN: 1598530836
9781598530834
Branch Call Number: PS591.N4 C83 2013
811.52 C
Research Call Number: Sc C 14-55
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