And Bid Him Sing: A Biography of Countée Cullen

By Charles Molesworth. Univ. of Chicago, $30 (9780226533643).


Molesworth rescues Harlem Renaissance poet and novelist Countée Cullen from obscurity in this scrupulous and vivid biography, celebrating his work and pondering the mysteries of his life.




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