Download PDF by Margaret Perry: A Bio-Bibliography of Countee P. Cullen, 1903-1946

By Margaret Perry

A protracted essay on ''The guy and His Poetry'' plus large bibliography of Cullen's significant writings, writings approximately Cullen, together with newspaper references, and poetry anthologies during which Cullen's paintings seemed.

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10. Boston Chronicle, 30 May 1925, p. 1. 11. New York Evening World, 1 June 1925, no page number. 12. Cullen to Carl Van Vechten, 1 October 1925, Beinecke Library, Yale University. 13. Poetry 28 (April 1926):50. 14. Cullen to Van Vechten, 29 April 1926, Beinecke Library, Yale University. 15. Opportunity 5 (September 1927):270-271. 20 THE LIFE OF CULLEN 16. The Bookman 46 (September 1927): 103. 17. New York Times, 19 March 1928, p. 8. 18. New number. York Herald Tribune, 10 April 1928, no page 19.

6. Irving Kahn to the author, 3 June 1969. 7. New York Times, 2 December 1923, sec. 2, p. 1. 8. Countee Cullen to Harold Jackman, 1 July 1923, Beinecke Library, Yale University. 9. Cullen to Jackman, 25 August 1923, Beinecke Library, Yale University. 10. Boston Chronicle, 30 May 1925, p. 1. 11. New York Evening World, 1 June 1925, no page number. 12. Cullen to Carl Van Vechten, 1 October 1925, Beinecke Library, Yale University. 13. Poetry 28 (April 1926):50. 14. Cullen to Van Vechten, 29 April 1926, Beinecke Library, Yale University.

One three centuries removed 3° THE POETRY OF CULLEN From the scenes his fathers loved, Spicy grove, cinnamon tree. What is Africa to me? Or, in "Wisdom Cometh with the Years": Let me be lavish with my tears, And dream that false is true; Though wisdom cometh with the years, The barren days come, too. The expression of interrelated moods and thoughts, however, is only one way the lyricist emphasizes his compelling sentiments. Rhythm and harmony of sounds which suggest music are also important; this is especially evident in Countee Cullen's poetry.

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