This one's got everything you ever wanted to know about ol' Jean, plus a ton of great scoop on "Portrait." So click away, Shmoopers.
The go-to for all things poetry, Poets.org has the goods on our guy.
Break out the tweed, Shmoopers. It's time to hear from the academics on "Portrait in Georgia."
… for a biographical video. This video doesn't tell you much you couldn't glean elsewhere, but it's nice to have it all in one place.
Here's a reading of another Toomer classic. And be sure to let Shmoop know if you can find a reading of "Portrait in Georgia," too. We came up empty.
Check out this famous portrait of a dapperly dressed Toomer by painter Weinold Reiss.
Does anyone else think he looks like David Strathairn?
Anyone will tell you that the novel containing "Portrait in Georgia" is well worth a read. Or two or three.
This biography by Cynthia Earl Kerman and Richard Eldridge has quite the title.
Would one of those terrors be lynching?