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Author McKay, Claude, 1890-1948, author

Title Complete poems / Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by William J. Maxwell
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource
Series American poetry recovery series
American poetry recovery series
Contents Introduction. Claude McKay : lyric poetry in the age of cataclysm / William J. Maxwell -- Jamaican periodical poetry, 1911-12 -- Songs of Jamaica (1912) -- Constab ballads (1912) -- Early English and American poetry, 1916-22 -- Harlem shadows (1922) -- The Clinic, circa 1923 -- The years between, 1925-34 -- Cities, circa 1934 -- The cycle, circa 1943 -- Final Catholic poetry, 1945-47
Summary "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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Jamaican Americans -- Poetry
Black people -- Poetry
FICTION -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
Black people.
Jamaican Americans.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Poetry
Jamaica -- Poetry
New York (State) -- New York -- Harlem.
Genre/Form Jamaican poetry
Form Electronic book
Author Maxwell, William J. (College teacher), editor, writer of introduction
LC no. 2019718848
ISBN 9780252094972
Other Titles Poems