Jean Toomer

Novelist, Author

1894 – 1967

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Who was Jean Toomer?

Jean Toomer was an American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance. His first book Cane, published in 1923, is considered by many his most significant.

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Born
Dec 26, 1894
Washington, D.C.
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Dunbar High School
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Died
Mar 30, 1967
Doylestown

Submitted
on July 23, 2013