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McKay, Claude 1890-1948

Overview
Works: 237 works in 691 publications in 4 languages and 36,940 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Psychological fiction  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Sources  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Performer, Narrator, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3525.A24785, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Claude McKay
 
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Most widely held works by Claude McKay
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( 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
Home to Harlem by Claude McKay( Book )

61 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,285 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
Banana Bottom by Claude McKay( Book )

44 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 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
Selected poems of Claude McKay by Claude McKay( Book )

25 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete poems by Claude McKay( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 986 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
Banjo; a story without a plot by Claude McKay( Book )

24 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 967 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
The passion of Claude McKay; selected poetry and prose, 1912-1948 by Claude McKay( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negroes in America by Claude McKay( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 572 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

African-American classics( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 402 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]
Gingertown by Claude McKay( Book )

18 editions published between 1932 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fierce hatred of injustice : Claude McKay's Jamaica and his poetry of rebellion by Winston James( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harlem shadows : the poems of Claude McKay by Claude McKay( Book )

19 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of Negro poetry by Arna Bontemps( Recording )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from the works of Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, Claude McKay, Countee Cullen, Margaret Walker, and Gwendolyn Brooks
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 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of Jamaica by Claude McKay( Book )

10 editions published between 1912 and 1969 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Claude McKay( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by Claude McKay, one of the first poets of the Harlem Renaissance
Song of freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 112 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
Spring in New Hampshire and other poems by Claude McKay( Book )

11 editions published between 1920 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edwards, Eli 1889-1948

Mac Kay, Claude

Mac Kay, Claude 1889-1948

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Mackay, C. 1890-1948

Mackay, C. (Claude), 1890-1948.

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MacKay Claude 1890-1948

MacKay, Festus Claudius 1889-1948

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McKay, Festus Claudius

McKay, Festus Claudius 1889-1948

McKay Festus Claudius 1890-1948

Languages
English (359)

French (14)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (2)

Covers
Home to HarlemBanana BottomComplete poemsBanjo; a story without a plotA fierce hatred of injustice : Claude McKay's Jamaica and his poetry of rebellionHarlem shadows : the poems of Claude McKayHarlem glory : a fragment of Aframerican lifeSelected poems