Selected Poems

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948 (Paperback - 1999)
Selected Poems

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Dover Pubns
Jamaican-American poet Claude McKay (1889–1948) came to the U.S. in 1912 and became an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance. This inexpensive edition includes a representative sample of his Jamaican dialect verse, but concentrates on poems from Harlem Shadows (1922) and uncollected verse. Edited and with an introduction by Joan R. Sherman.

New compilation of verse by an important Jamaican-American poet. Dialect verse, standard English poems from Harlem Shadows, uncollected works, more. Edited and with an introduction by Joan R. Sherman.

Authors: McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Statement of Responsibility: Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by Joan R. Sherman
Title: Selected poems
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, c1999
Characteristics: 52 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Jamaica Poetry Jamaican Americans Poetry
Topical Term: Jamaican Americans
Additional Contributors: Sherman, Joan R.
LCCN: 99025505
ISBN: 0486408760
Branch Call Number: 811 McKay
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