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  • The Book of American Negro Poetryby James Weldon Johnson

    The Floating Press 1922; US$ 6.08

    The work of James Weldon Johnson (1871 - 1938) inspired and encouraged the artists of the Harlem Renaissance,a movement in which he himself was an important figure. Johnson was active in almost every aspect of American civil life and became one of the first African-American professors at New York University. He is best remembered for his writing, which... more...

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Manby James Weldon Johnson

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 3.47

    James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man is the fictional account of the life of a young American man in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. With his bi-racial heritage, the Ex-Colored Man is faced with the choice of embracing his black culture and its ragtime music, or passing as a white man and living a mediocre... more...

  • Fifty years and Other Poemsby James Weldon Johnson

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Manby James Weldon Johnson

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • The Book of American Negro Poetryby James Weldon Johnson

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Manby James Weldon Johnson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    African-American writer's pioneering novel parallels his own life, probes the psychological aspects of "passing for white," and examines the American caste and class system. Major contribution to American literature. more...

  • The Poetry Of James Weldon Johnsonby James Weldon Johnson

    Copyright Group 2014; US$ 3.49

    James Weldon Johnson (June 17, 1871 – June 26, 1938) was an American author, politician, diplomat, critic, journalist, poet, anthologist, educator, lawyer, songwriter, and early civil rights activist. Johnson was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 17th 1871. His early education was at home from his mother, Helen, a musician and a public school... more...

  • Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Manby James Weldon Johnson

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white, half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man, makes a choice between his heritage, and the art that he loves and the ability to escape the inherent racism that he faces, by passing as a white.... more...

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Manby James Weldon Johnson

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man, makes a choice between his heritage and the art that he loves and the ability to escape the inherent racism that he faces by passing as a white.... more...

  • The Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnsonby James Weldon Johnson; Rudolph Byrd; Charles Johnson

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 3.49

    “A canonical collection, splendidly and sensitively edited by Rudolph Byrd.” –Henry Louis Gates, Jr. One of the leading voices of the Harlem Resaissance and a crucial literary figure of his time, James Weldon Johnson was also an editor, songwriter, founding member and leader of the NAACP, and the first African American to hold a diplomatic post as... more...