WorldCat Identities

Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938

Overview
Works: 744 works in 1,790 publications in 1 language and 53,669 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Music  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Archives  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Arranger, Translator, Lyricist, Compiler, Composer, Other, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Collaborator, Creator, Performer, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3519.O2625, 811.508
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Weldon Johnson
The autobiography of an ex-coloured man by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
121 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 4,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author, the first Black executive secretary of the NAACP, offers a fictionalized account of his life and looks at the consequences of denying one's heritage
God's trombones : seven negro sermons in verse by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
67 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven sermons in verse inspired by memories of sermons by black preachers heard by Mr. Johnson in childhood
The book of American Negro poetry by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
56 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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American poetry : the twentieth century by The Library of America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The Creation by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible
Black Manhattan by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
53 editions published between 1930 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and The second book of Negro spirituals by James Weldon Johnson ( )
25 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift every voice and sing by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
Writings : the autobiography of an ex-colored man ; Along this way ; New York Age editorials ; Selected essays ; Black Manhattan ; Selected poems by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of works by the African-American writer includes the author's modernist novel "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man," as well as a selection of his essays, topical editorials from the New York Age, and poetry and lyrics, including "God's Trombones."
The book of American Negro spirituals by James Weldon Johnson ( )
40 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift ev'ry voice and sing by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
Negro Americans, what now? by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
19 editions published between 1934 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saint Peter relates an incident : selected poems by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
28 editions published between 1930 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The selected writings of James Weldon Johnson by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift every voice and sing by J. Rosamond Johnson ( )
25 editions published between 1921 and 1978 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For solo voice, in B♭, with piano accompaniment
Complete poems by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the complete poems of twentieth-century African-American author James Weldon Johnson, including all the poems from his three published works, as well as a number of previously unpublished poems
African-American classics ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Twenty-three stories and poems by America's earliest black authors, illustrated by contemporary black artists including: authors, Langston Hughes [et al.]; adaptations, Alex Simmons, Christopher Priest, Mat Johnson; illustrators, Afua Richardson [et al.]"--Cover p. [4]
The book of American Negro poetry : chosen and edited, with an essay on the Negro's creative genius by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 31 representative poets in this anthology of 177 works inspired the Harlem Renaiisance generation to establish firmly an African-American literary tradition in the United States
Lift every voice and sing : a pictorial tribute to the Negro National Anthem by James Weldon Johnson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black-and-white photographs accompany this version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
God's trombones a trilogy of African-American poems ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features three inspirational sermons of the old-time black preachers taken from James Weldon Johnson's book of poetry titled: God's trombones
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, J. W. 1871-1938
Johnson, J. W. (James Weldon), 1871-1938
Johnson, James W. 1871-1938
Johnson, James William, 1871-1938
Weldon Johnson, James
Weldon Johnson, James 1871-1938
Languages
English (603)
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