Originally published in 1923, Cane is a literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance. The growing interest in African-American literature that ...Show synopsisOriginally published in 1923, Cane is a literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance. The growing interest in African-American literature that began in the 1960's led to the rediscovery of earlier African-American writers, one of whom is Jean Toomer, author of Cane. It is an innovative literary work part drama, part poetry, part fiction.Hide synopsis
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I am in the processing of reading this book and I must tell you, it is quite beautiful, but redundant. Cane is a master at figurative language, except he keeps mentionging lines like pine needles". The women in his stories do not seem to have a dark skin tone, most of them are fair, which leads me to believe that the women are a portrayal of Toomer himself, who was light enough to pass for white. His stories are so predictable and I found myself depressed by the time I reached the story "Avey". Why must each story have a negative or bad ending? It is as if he is following the clicheish them of "the tragic mullatto" which was popular in his time. You would think such a brilliant man wouldn't lower himself to those standards. So, Cane is a book that you COULD read, but there are much better options to choose from.
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