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Nothing will do more to change that mental attitude and raise his status than a demonstration of intellectual parity by the Negro through the production of literature and art.
Preface
James Weldon
Johnson
The Book of American Negro Poetry
With an Essay on the Negro’s Creative Genius
 
Chosen and Edited by James Weldon Johnson
 
The 31 representative poets in this anthology of 177 works inspired the Harlem Renaissance generation to establish firmly an African-American literary tradition in the United States.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Preface    Appendix    Biographical Index of Authors
 
NEW YORK: HARCOURT, BRACE AND COMPANY, 1922
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2002
 
 
Contents
 
Index of Authors
 
Index of Titles
 
Index of First Lines


 
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