Frases de Jean Toomer
Data de nascimento: 26. Dezembro 1894
Data de falecimento: 30. Março 1967
Jean Toomer was an African American poet and novelist commonly associated with the Harlem Renaissance, though he actively resisted the association, and modernism. His first book Cane, published in 1923, is considered by many to be his most significant.
He continued to write poetry, short stories and essays. After his second marriage in 1934, he moved from New York to Doylestown, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Religious Society of Friends and retired from public life. His papers are held by the Beinecke Rare Book Library at Yale University.
Citações Jean Toomer
Something it had never seen before:
Brown eyes that loved without a trace of fear,
Beauty so sudden for that time of year.“
from "November Cotton Flower"
Poems from Cane (1923)