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Claude mckay (september 15, 1889– may 22, 1948) was a jamaican writer and poet he was a communist in his early life, but after a visit to the soviet union,. Claude mckay spans national boundaries, literary genres (poems, essays, novels, memoirs, etc), political identities, and even his own particular time born in. Contemporary black biography claude mckay 1889–1948 jamaican-born american poet claude mckay dedicated his life to writing verse that promoted. “for those of us who love claude mckay and consider him vastly underappreciated, this book is a gift mckay's early life in jamaica and the.
Adam clayton powell, claude mckay, george washington carver, hl in addition to her writing, spencer helped to found the lynchburg. After a decade of work, oxford university press and the w e b du bois institute published the african american national biography(aanb. Claude mckay was a jamaican poet best known for his novels and poems, including 'if we must die,' which contributed to the harlem. Claude mckay dictionary of literary biography (dlb) eds harris, trudier and thadious m davis detroit, mi: 7letras, 1987 xv, 333 pp print.
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