Jean Toomer

Standard Name: Toomer, Jean

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Dedications Alice Walker
She dedicated the book to Jane Cooper , Muriel Rukeyser , a friend lost track of named Eileen, and in loving memory of Zora Neale Hurston , Nella Larsen , and Jean Toomer , the...
Intertextuality and Influence Alice Walker
When in September 1970 Walker applied for a fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute at Cambridge to work on this novel, she was planning that her protagonist, a young, Southern woman studying at a genteel black...
Reception Zora Neale Hurston
Writer Alice Walker placed a tombstone over the approximate location of ZNH 's grave in Florida. Taken from a poem by Jean Toomer , the epitaph reads A Genius of the South.
Walker, Alice. In Search of our Mothers’ Gardens: Womanist Prose. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983.
94, 107
Commire, Anne, and Deborah Klezmer, editors. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Yorkin Publications, 2002.
7: 598
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Alice Walker
AW writes here about love and disillusionment, about political figures like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King , about writers she admired, like Bessie Head , or like Zora Neale Hurston , Nella Larsen ...

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