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Critical essays on James Weldon Johnson

Author: Kenneth M Price; Lawrence J Oliver
Publisher: New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1997.
Series: Critical essays on American literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two reviews and eighteen essays trace the critical reputation of James Weldon Johnson's literary works.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Critical essays on James Weldon Johnson.
New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1997
(OCoLC)647061655
Named Person: James Weldon Johnson; James Weldon Johnson; James Weldon Johnson; James Weldon Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth M Price; Lawrence J Oliver
ISBN: 0783800339 9780783800332
OCLC Number: 37293225
Description: xi, 252 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contemporary evaluations. "An ex-colored man" [review of The autobiography of an ex-colored man] / Anonymous [New York Times] --
[Review of The autobiography of an ex-colored man] / [Jessie Fauset] --
American character in American fiction ; Introduction [to Fifty years and other poems] / Brander Matthews --
Introduction [to The autobiography of an ex-colored man] / Carl Van Vechten --
The autobiography of an ex-colored man. A forgotten prototype : "The autobiography of an ex-colored man" and "Invisible man" / Houston A. Baker, Jr. --
Lost in a quest : James Weldon Johnson's The autobiography of an ex-colored man / Robert B. Stepto --
Irony and symbolic action in James Weldon Johnson's The autobiography of an ex-colored man / Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr. --
Privilege and evasion in The autobiography of an ex-colored man / Valerie Smith --
Irony and subversion in James Weldon Johnson's The autobiography of an ex-colored man / Roxanna Pisiak --
Passing as autobiography : James Weldon Johnson's The autobiography of an ex-colored man / Donald C. Goellnicht --
General assessments. Black racial spirit : an analysis of James Weldon Johnson's critical perspective / Richard A. Carroll --
"My inner life is mine" [James Weldon Johnson, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the NAACP] / Eugene Levy --
Femininity and the Harlem experience : a note on James Weldon Johnson / Susan J. Koprince --
The composition of James Weldon Johnson's "Fifty years" / Robert E. Fleming --
H.L. Mencken and James Weldon Johnson : two men who helped shape a Renaissance / Charles Scruggs --
The two worlds of James Weldon Johnson / Dickson D. Bruce, Jr. --
"Jim Crowed" in their own countries : James Weldon Johnson's New York Age essays on colonialism during the Wilson years / Lawrence J. Oliver --
James Weldon Johnson's Along this way : text and subtext / Robert E. Fleming --
Unmaking blackness : the ex-colored men of Charles W. Chesnutt and James Weldon Johnson / SallyAnn H. Ferguson.
Series Title: Critical essays on American literature.
Other Titles: James Weldon Johnson
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth M. Price and Lawrence J. Oliver.

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Two reviews and eighteen essays trace the critical reputation of James Weldon Johnson's literary works.

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