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Mearns, Hughes, 1875-1965; The Pamphlet Poets

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.251 Author/Creator: Mearns, Hughes, 1875-1965; Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1927 Pagination: 30 p. ; 21.4 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "The Pamphlet Poets," dated 1927. Contains poems by Claude McKay, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, and Jean Toomer. Includes an introduction by Alain Locke.

Background Information: Printed by Simon and Schuster as part of the series "Four Negro Poets."

People: McKay, Claude, 1889-1948
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946
Locke, Alain, 1885-1954

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansAfrican American AuthorHarlem RenaissanceWritersPoetry

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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