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The book of American negro poetry

James Weldon Johnson

The book of American negro poetry

by James Weldon Johnson

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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Statementedited by James Weldon Johnson.
The Physical Object
Pagination296
Number of Pages296
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Open LibraryOL20312365M

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The Book of American Negro Poetry: With an Essay on the Negro’s Creative Genius Chosen and Edited by James Weldon Johnson The 31 representative poets in this anthology of works inspired the Harlem Renaissance generation to establish firmly an African-American literary tradition in.

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Johnson compiled this work because it was his belief that a group of people is not known for their greatness until their art and literature is known. Johnson believed that /5(14). Jan 01,  · Among his most famous writings are Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man, published anonymously inand God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (), the winner of the Harmon Gold Award.

He was also editor of several anthologies of African-American poetry and spirituals, and in his autobiography, Along This Way, was published.

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Chosen and Edited With An Essay On The Negro's Creative Genius. by JAMES WELDON JOHNSON. Author of "Fifty Years and Other Poems" Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., New York. Printed in the U.S.A.

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