Item #15164 The Black Christ & Other Poems. Countee Cullen.
The Black Christ & Other Poems
The Black Christ & Other Poems
The Black Christ & Other Poems

The Black Christ & Other Poems

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929.

Illustrated by Charles Cullen. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #15164

Edgewear, well-chipped spine title label, cover toning, light text tone, 1930 owner's signature, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; "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." - Kelli Hansen, Special Collections, University of Missouri Libraries. First Edition, Third Printing stated, of this powerful collection of Cullen's poetry at his height. ; Decorations; xiii, 110 pages.

Price: $69.95

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