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Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938

Overview
Works: 748 works in 1,822 publications in 5 languages and 54,833 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Music  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Archives  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger, Translator, Lyricist, Composer, Other, Librettist, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Creator, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3519.O2625, 811.508
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Most widely held works about James Weldon Johnson
 
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Most widely held works by James Weldon Johnson
The autobiography of an ex-colored man by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
134 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and German and held by 4,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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God's trombones : seven negro sermons in verse by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
85 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven sermons in verse inspired by memories of sermons by black preachers heard by Mr. Johnson in childhood
The book of American Negro poetry by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
67 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in English and held by 3,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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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
The Creation by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible
Black Manhattan by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
56 editions published between 1930 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift every voice and sing by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
9 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of the song written by civil rights leader and poet James Weldon Johnson in 1899 that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and The second book of Negro spirituals by James Weldon Johnson( )
27 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writings : the autobiography of an ex-colored man ; Along this way ; New York Age editorials ; Selected essays ; Black Manhattan ; Selected poems by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of works by the African-American writer includes the author's modernist novel "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man," as well as a selection of his essays, topical editorials from the New York Age, and poetry and lyrics, including "God's Trombones."
Lift ev'ry voice and sing by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
Negro Americans, what now? by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
19 editions published between 1934 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of American Negro spirituals by James Weldon Johnson( )
36 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saint Peter relates an incident : selected poems by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
28 editions published between 1930 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The selected writings of James Weldon Johnson by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lift every voice and sing by J. Rosamond Johnson( )
24 editions published between 1921 and 1978 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For solo voice, in B♭, with piano accompaniment
Complete poems by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the complete poems of twentieth-century African-American author James Weldon Johnson, including all the poems from his three published works, as well as a number of previously unpublished poems
Fifty years & other poems by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
25 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 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]
God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson( Recording )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five of New York's most prominent African-American ministers including Reverend Calvin Butts of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City give voice to Johnson's words
Lift every voice and sing : a pictorial tribute to the Negro National Anthem by James Weldon Johnson( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black-and-white photographs accompany this version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, J. W. 1871-1938
Johnson, J. W. (James Weldon), 1871-1938
Johnson, James W. 1871-1938
Johnson, James William 1871-1938
Johnson, Jas. W. 1871-1938
Johnson, Jas. W. (James Weldon), 1871-1938
Weldon Johnson, James
Weldon Johnson, James 1871-1938
Languages
English (658)
German (8)
French (2)
Dutch (2)
Italian (1)
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