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McKay, Claude 1890-1948

Overview
Works: 228 works in 673 publications in 3 languages and 34,561 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  History  Sources  Drama 
Roles: Lyricist
Classifications: PS3525.A24785, 813.52
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Home to Harlem by Claude McKay ( Book )
51 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic novel gives voice the the alienation and frustration of urban blacks during an era when Harlem was in vogue. With sensual, often brutal accuracy, Claude McKay traces the parallel paths of two very different young men struggling to find their way through the suspicion and prejudice of American society. At the same time, this stark but moving story touches on the central themes of the Harlem Renaissance, including the urgent need for unity and identity among blacks
Selected poems of Claude McKay by Claude McKay ( Book )
32 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by Claude McKay, one of the first poets of the Harlem Renaissance
Banana Bottom by Claude McKay ( Book )
46 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bita Plant is adopted and sent to England from Jamaica by white missionary benefactors and returns to her home village of Banana Bottom seven years later a beautiful, cultured young lady. Despite the evangelical guidance of her foster parents and friendship with a white squire, Bita is increasingly drawn to the vitality of her more natural culture with its festivals, superstitions, revival meetings, and passionate courtships."--Back cover
Banjo; a story without a plot by Claude McKay ( Book )
25 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lincoln Agrippa Daily, known to his drifter cohorts on the 1920s Marseilles waterfront as "Banjo," passes his days panhandling and dreaming of starting his own little band. At night Banjo, Malty, Ginger, Dengel, Bugsy, Taloufa, Goosey, and even Jake of Home to Harlem prowl the rough waterfront bistros, drinking, looking for women, playing music, fighting, loving, and talking about their homes in Senegal, the West Indies, or the American South."--Page 4 of cover
Complete poems by Claude McKay ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Containing more than three hundred poems, including nearly a hundred published here for the first time, this collection showcases the range of Claude McKay (1889-1948), the Jamaican-born poet and novelist whose life and work were marked by restless travel and steadfast social protest."--Jacket
The passion of Claude McKay; selected poetry and prose, 1912-1948 by Claude McKay ( Book )
9 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Negroes in America by Claude McKay ( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harlem: Negro metropolis by Claude McKay ( Book )
19 editions published between 1940 and 1978 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gingertown by Claude McKay ( Book )
19 editions published between 1932 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African-American classics ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 397 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]
Harlem shadows : the poems of Claude McKay by Claude McKay ( Book )
18 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dialect poetry of Claude McKay by Claude McKay ( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harlem glory : a fragment of Aframerican life by Claude McKay ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs of Jamaica by Claude McKay ( Book )
11 editions published between 1912 and 1969 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song of freedom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Song of freedom, a successful concert singer discovers he is the descendant of a West African queen whose tribe is now in need of a leader. In Big fella, Joe, a dockworker in Marseilles, finds a missing boy and takes him to stay with a local cafe singer, Miranda, where they both become surrogate parents to the child
Banjo by Claude McKay ( Book )
11 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spring in New Hampshire and other poems by Claude McKay ( Book )
12 editions published between 1920 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pieces of a man : the anthology of classic Black writing ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trial by lynching : stories about Negro life in North America by Claude McKay ( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dialect poetry of Claude McKay : two volumes in one by Claude McKay ( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Edwards, Eli 1889-1948
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Mackay, C. 1890-1948
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MacKay, Festus Claudius 1889-1948
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