Biography of Countee Cullen


Study Guides on Works by Countee Cullen

Almost always listed among the greatest poems to come out of the Harlem Renaissance and very often singled out as the ultimate achievement of that massively talented movement, Countee Cullen’s “Heritage” was originally published in Survey Magazine...

Like the equally famous “And Yet I Marvel” the poem “Incident” was published in the first collection of verse by noted member of the Harlem Renaissance, Countee Cullen. The volume titled Color was published in 1925 when Cullen was a mere 22 year...

In 1925, a central figure of the Harlem Renaissance, Countee Cullen, published his first collection of poetry, titled Color. The overarching theme is appropriately matched to the title; the color of skin and the way that the color of one’s skin...