The Black Christ & Other Poems.

African American Poetry] Cullen, Countee.

Published by Harper& Brothers, New York, 1929
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Title: The Black Christ & Other Poems.

Publisher: Harper& Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1929

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.


A Very Good plus copy with a hint of soiling to the front board in a Very Good, internally repaired dust jacket with a tape shadow on the front cover. Countee Cullen was one of the leading poets and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance. This book of poetry, published at the height of his career, examines the relationships between faith and injustice. Cullen draws parallels between the suffering of the crucified Christ and the suffering of African Americans in the climate of racial violence that characterized the 1920s. Bookseller Inventory # 25175

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