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Selected Gems of Poetry, Comedy, and Drama: Aunt Saras Wooden God Mercedes Gilbert

Selected Gems of Poetry, Comedy, and Drama: Aunt Saras Wooden God

Mercedes Gilbert

Published November 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780783814285
Hardcover
359 pages
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Mercedes Gilbert (1889-1952) was a well-known actress, playwright, songwriter, and novelist of her day, who has now undeservedly fallen into obscurity. Selected Gems (1931) is a collection of her work containing several monologues in dialect andMoreMercedes Gilbert (1889-1952) was a well-known actress, playwright, songwriter, and novelist of her day, who has now undeservedly fallen into obscurity. Selected Gems (1931) is a collection of her work containing several monologues in dialect and lyric poems. Aunt Saras Wooden God, published in 1938 with a foreword by Langston Hughes, is a novel depicting the Cain and Abel relationship between two brothers and the painful consequences for their mother.