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James Weldon Johnson • 36 Items / 15 Books, 12 Articles, 6 Poems, 3 Reviews
The Book of American Negro Poetry (1922)
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    Ethiopian Steps to Parnassus (Review)
    The Book of American Negro Poetry, by James Weldon Johnson
    1. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    Commonweal, July 15, 1931, p. 288
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    A Shelf of Recent Books (2 Reviews)
    The Negro's Contribution
    1. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    2. Harlem Shadows by Claude McKay
    The Bookman, July 1922, pp. 530-531
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    Negro Poets (2 Reviews)
    The Book of American Negro Poetry, by James Weldon Johnson
    1. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    2. Harlem Shadows by Claude McKay
    The New Republic, July 12, 1922, p. 196
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    Check List of New Books (3 Reviews)
    Anthologies
    1. Northwest Verse by Harold G. Merriam
    2. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    3. Stories of the South, Old and New by Addison Hibbard
    The American Mercury, June 1931
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    Negro Poets (3 Reviews)
    The Book of American Negro Poetry, by James Weldon Johnson
    1. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    2. Negro Folk Rhymes by Thomas W. Talley
    3. Harlem Shadows by Claude McKay
    The Nation, June 7, 1922, p. 694
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    Books in Brief (5 Reviews)
    Contemporary Social Movements, by Jerome Davis
    1. Contemporary Social Movements by Jerome Davis
    2. The Physical Basis of Personality by Charles R. Stockard
    3. Benedict Arnold: The Proud Warrior by Charles Coleman Sellers
    4. Lord Melbourne by Bertram Newman
    5. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    The Nation, May 27, 1931, p. 588
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    The Summer Crop of Verse (7 Reviews)
    Nomadness, by Robert C. Brown
    1. Nomadness by Robert C. Brown
    2. Blue Harvest by Frances M. Frost
    3. Mirror Images by Dorothy Bendon Van Ghent
    4. German Lyric Poetry by Norman MacLeod
    5. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    6. Selected Poems of William Vaughn Moody by Robert Morss Lovett and William Vaughn Moody
    7. Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson by Bliss Perry and Edwin Arlington Robinson
    The Outlook, July 22, 1931, p. 376
  8. Reviews
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    Thematic Black Anthologies (10 Reviews)
    The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers, by Langston Hughes
    1. The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers by Langston Hughes
    2. Black Fire by Leroi Jones and Larry Neal
    3. Black Words That Say: Don't Cry, Scream by Don L. Lee
    4. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
    5. Caroling Dusk by Countee Cullen
    6. From the Ashes: Voices of Watts by Budd Schulberg
    7. New Black Playwrights by William Couch, Jr.
    8. New Negro Poets, U.S.A. by Langston Hughes
    9. The Poetry of the Negro, 1746-1949 by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps
    10. Soon, One Morning by Herbert Hill
    The North American Review (New), Spring 1970, pp. 69-72