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Jean Toomer's Years With Gurdjieff: Portrait of an Artist, 1923-1936

Byrd, Rudolph P.

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ISBN 10: 0820312487 / ISBN 13: 9780820312484
Published by Univ of Georgia Pr, Athens, Georgia, U.S.A., 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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This is a fine hardcover first edition copy in a fine mylar protected DJ. With an inscription to Prof. John Blassingame on the front flyleaf. Also laid in, is a warm, typed, signed letter to Prof. Blassingame, the author's mentor. Bookseller Inventory # 045503

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Title: Jean Toomer's Years With Gurdjieff: Portrait...

Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr, Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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The author aims to illuminate the theoretical basis to Jean Toomer's later literary works by examining his enthusiasm for the theories of the Russian psychologist and philosopher, Georgei Gurdjieff.

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Rudolph P. Byrd is the Goodrich C. White Professor of American Studies at Emory University. He is the founder and director of Emory's James Weldon Johnson Institute and is founding co-chair of the Alice Walker Literary Society. He is author or editor of many books including "Charles Johnson's Novels: Writing the American Palimpsest" and "I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde."

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