Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
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Book of American Negro Poetry
By James Weldon Johnson

The Book of American Negro Poetry

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Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson

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James Weldon Johnson is the editor of The Book of American Negro Poetry. 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 the status of the American Negro would be improved by making their literature known to the general public. The following is a list of poets included in this collection. Paul Dunbar, James, Campbell, James Corrothers, Daniel Davis, William Moore, W E DuBois, George McClellan, William Braithwaite, George Margetson, James Johnson, John Holloway, Leslie Hill, Ray Dandridge, Edward Jones, FentonJohnson, R Nathaniel Dett, Georgia Johnson, Claude McKay, Joseph Cotter Jr., Roscoe Jamison, Jessie Fauset, Anne Spencer, Alex Rogers, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Charles Johnson, Otto Bohanan, Theodore Shackleford, Lucian Watkins, Benjamin Brawley, and Joshua Jones Jr.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781605975306
ISBN-10: 1605975303
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 190mm x 11mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Book Jungle
Publisher: Book Jungle
Publish Date: 8-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man and Other Writings by James Weldon Johnson Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man and Other Writings, Paperback (March 2013)

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Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnson by James Weldon Johnson Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnson, Paperback (September 2008)

This unique one-volume collection contains writings by one of the 20th century's most gifted and effective African-American intellectual-activists. It includes two short never-before-published plays along with Johnson's complete novel "Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man" and much more.

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