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The selected writings of James Weldon Johnson

by James Weldon Johnson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Politics and government.,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Sondra Kathryn Wilson.
    ContributionsWilson, Sondra K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3519.O2625 A6 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1106212M
    ISBN 100195076443, 0195076451
    LC Control Number94031400

    Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Johnson, James Weldon, Selected writings of James Weldon Johnson. New York: Oxford University Press, (DLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson. James Weldon Johnson was born in Jacksonville, Florida. He distinguished himself equally as a man of letters and as a civil rights leader in the early decades of the 20th century. A talented poet and novelist, Johnson brought a high standard of artistry and realism to Black literature in such works as God’s Trombones () and The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man ().

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    Author, playwright, essayist, activist, and thinker who defined a generation, James Baldwin was as profound as he was prolific. His last, uncompleted project—I Am Not Your Negro—is now being brought to theatres 30 years after his death. Like his many other works, I Am Not Your Negro is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America. About The Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnson “A canonical collection, splendidly and sensitively edited by Rudolph Byrd.” –Henry Louis Gates, Jr. One of the leading voices of the Harlem Resaissance and a crucial literary figure of his time, James Weldon Johnson was also an editor, songwriter, founding member and leader of the NAACP, and the first African American to hold a.


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