Cane

Cane

Author

Jean Toomer

About this book

Cane is a 1923 novel by noted Harlem Renaissance author Jean Toomer. The novel is structured as a series of vignettes revolving around the origins and experiences of African Americans in the United States.

Contents (26)

CANE
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FOREWORD
KARINTHA
REAPERS
SONG OF THE SON
GEORGIA DUSK
CONVERSION
BLOOD-BURNING MOON
SEVENTH STREET
RHOBERT
BEEHIVE
STORM ENDING
HER LIPS ARE COPPER WIRE
CALLING JESUS
BOX SEAT
HARVEST SONG
BONA AND PAUL

CANE

Jean Toomer

With a ForewordbyWaldo Frank

Oracular.

Redolent of fermenting syrup,

Purple of the dusk,

Deep-rooted cane.

LIVERIGHTNEW YORK

COPYRIGHT © 1923 BY BONI & LIVERIGHT® 1951 BY JEAN TOOMER

1.987654

Standard Book Number: 87140-535-0Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 23-12749

MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

To my grandmother...