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James Weldon Johnson • 36 Items / 15 Books, 12 Articles, 6 Poems, 3 Reviews
The Book of American Negro Spirituals (1925)
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    Negro Folk Songs (Review)
    The Book of American Negro Spirituals, by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, an...
    1. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    The Saturday Review, December 12, 1925, p. 409
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    Briefer Mention (Review)
    The Book of American Negro Spirituals, by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, an...
    1. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    Commonweal, November 24, 1926, p. 84
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    Communications (Review)
    The Book of American Negro Spirituals, by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, an...
    1. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    Commonweal, January 13, 1926, p. 276
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    Songs Out of Slavery (2 Reviews)
    The Book of American Negro Spirituals, by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, an...
    1. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    2. Eight Negro Songs from Bedford County, Virginia by Francis H. Abbot and Alfred J. Swan
    Commonweal, January 27, 1926, pp. 318-320
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    A Shelf of Recent Books (2 Reviews)
    Negro Spirituals
    1. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    2. Mellows by R. Emmet Kennedy
    The Bookman, December 1925, pp. 490-491
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    First Glance (2 Reviews)
    The Book of American Negro Spirituals, by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, an...
    1. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    2. Mellows by R. Emmet Kennedy
    The Nation, December 16, 1925, p. 707
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    Afro-American Concord (3 Reviews)
    On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs, by Dorothy Scarborough
    1. On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs by Dorothy Scarborough
    2. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    3. Mellows by R. Emmet Kennedy
    The New Republic, December 30, 1925, p. 168
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    Rediscovering the Spirituals (5 Reviews)
    Seventy Negro Spirituals, by William Arms Fisher
    1. Seventy Negro Spirituals by William Arms Fisher
    2. Afro-American Folksongs by Henry Edward Krehbiel
    3. Saint Helena Island Spirituals by Nicholas George Julius Ballanta-Taylor
    4. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    5. The Second Book of Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
    The Nation, December 8, 1926, pp. 598-599
  9. The Library
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    Books About Music (6 Reviews)
    A Musical Critic's Holiday, by Ernest Newman
    1. A Musical Critic's Holiday by Ernest Newman
    2. A Musical Motley by Ernest Newman
    3. String Quartet Playing by M.D. Herter Norton
    4. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    5. The Negro and His Songs by Howard W. Odum and Guy Benton Johnson
    6. Music of the Past by Wanda Landowska
    The American Mercury, December 1925, p. 506
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    Short Cuts (11 Reviews)
    Twenty-Five Years, 1892-1916, by Edward Grey Fallodon
    1. Twenty-Five Years, 1892-1916 by Edward Grey Fallodon
    2. The Tragedy of Waste by Stuart Chase
    3. The History of Materialism by Frederick Albert Lange
    4. The Taming of the Frontier by Duncan Aikman
    5. The Confessions of a Reformer by Frederic C. Howe
    6. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    7. The Tale of Genji by Arthur Waley and Lady Murasaki
    8. South Wind by Norman Douglas
    9. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    10. Color by Countee Cullen
    11. The Prince of Wales and Other Famous Americans by Miguel Covarrubias
    The Century Magazine, January 1926, p. 384