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Author McKay, Claude, 1890-1948.

Title Complete poems / Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by William J. Maxwell
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2008
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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
Notes "First Illinois paperback, 2008."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Blacks -- Poetry.
Jamaican Americans -- Poetry.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Poetry.
Jamaica -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Jamaican poetry
Form Electronic book
Author Maxwell, William J. (College teacher)
ISBN 0252094972 (electronic bk.)
9780252094972 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Poems