Publisher description for The Book of American Negro poetry / edited by James Weldon Johnson.


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A landmark anthology of forty poets that brought serious attention to writers such as Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes. The poetry, the prefaces, and Johnson’s critical notes have made this book a classic. Indices.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: American poetry African American authors, African Americans Poetry