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McKay, Claude 1890-1948

Overview
Works: 236 works in 733 publications in 6 languages and 37,510 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Psychological fiction  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Drama 
Roles: Author, Performer, Narrator, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3525.A24785, 813.52
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American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 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 )

69 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,563 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 )

36 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,300 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 )

48 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 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 )

29 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 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 )

13 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negroes in America by Claude McKay( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harlem: Negro metropolis by Claude McKay( Book )

19 editions published between 1940 and 1978 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete poems by Claude McKay( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 512 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
African-American classics( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 392 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 )

19 editions published between 1932 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 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

Anthology of Negro poetry by Arna Bontemps( Recording )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 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 )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 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 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of Jamaica by Claude McKay( Book )

11 editions published between 1912 and 1969 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of freedom by Paul Robeson( 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
Banjo by Claude McKay( Book )

11 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long way from home by Claude McKay( Book )

35 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude McKay (18891948) was one of the most prolific and sophisticated African American writers of the early twentieth century. A Jamaican-born author of poetry, short stories, novels, and nonfiction, McKay has often been associated with the "New Negro" or Harlem Renaissance, a movement of African American art, culture, and intellectualism between World War I and the Great Depression. But his relationship to the movement was complex. Literally absent from Harlem during that period, he devoted most of his time to traveling through Europe, Russia, and Africa during the 1920s and 1930s. His acti
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Claude McKay jamaikanischer Autor und Mitglied der Harlem Renaissance-Bewegung

Claude McKay scrittore e poeta giamaicano

Edwards, Eli 1889-1948

Festus Claudius McKay

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Mackay, C. 1890-1948

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

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Home to HarlemSelected poems of Claude McKayBanana BottomBanjo; a story without a plotComplete poemsA fierce hatred of injustice : Claude McKay's Jamaica and his poetry of rebellionHarlem shadows : the poems of Claude McKayHarlem glory : a fragment of Aframerican life