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The Resource A long way from home, Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by Gene Andrew Jarrett

A long way from home, Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by Gene Andrew Jarrett

Label
A long way from home
Title
A long way from home
Statement of responsibility
Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by Gene Andrew Jarrett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Claude McKay (1889?1948) was one of the most prolific and sophisticated African American writers of the early twentieth century. A Jamaican-born author of poetry, short stories, novels, and nonfiction, McKay has often been associated with the?New Negro? or Harlem Renaissance, a movement of African American art, culture, and intellectualism between World War I and the Great Depression. But his relationship to the movement was complex. Literally absent from Harlem during that period, he devoted most of his time to traveling through Europe, Russia, and Africa during the 1920s and 1930s. His acti
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1948
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKay, Claude
Dewey number
  • 818/.5209
  • B
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3525.A24785
LC item number
Z46 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jarrett, Gene Andrew
Series statement
MELA Multi-ethnic Literatures of the Americas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McKay, Claude
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, Jamaican
  • Jamaican Americans
  • African American authors
  • Jamaican Americans
  • McKay, Claude
  • McKay, Claude
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • African American authors
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, Jamaican
  • Jamaican Americans
Label
A long way from home, Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by Gene Andrew Jarrett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : L. Furman, Inc., 1937. With new introd. and notes
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Chronology; Introduction; A Note on the Text; A Long Way from Home; Contents; Part One: American Beginning; Chapter 1: A Great Editor; Chapter 2: Other Editors; Chapter 3: White Friends; Chapter 4: Another White Friend; Part Two: English Inning; Chapter 5: Adventuring in Search of George Bernard Shaw; Chapter 6: Pugilist vs. Poet; Chapter 7: A Job in London; Chapter 8: Regarding Reactionary Criticism; Part Three: New York Horizon; Chapter 9: Back in Harlem; Chapter 10: A Brown Dove Cooing; Chapter 11: A Look at H.G. Wells; Chapter 12: "He Who Gets Slapped."
  • Chapter 13: "Harlem Shadows"Part Four: The Magic Pilgrimage; Chapter 14: The Dominant Urge; Chapter 15: An Individual Triumph; Chapter 16: The Pride and Pomp of Proletarian Power; Chapter 17: Literary Interest; Chapter 18: Social Interest; Chapter 19: A Great Celebration; Chapter 20: Regarding Radical Criticism; Part Five: The Cynical Continent; Chapter 21: Berlin and Paris; Chapter 22: Friends in France; Chapter 23: Frank Harris in France; Chapter 24: Cinema Studio; Chapter 25: Marseilles Motley; Part Six: The Idylls of Africa; Chapter 26: When a Negro Goes Native
  • Chapter 27: The New Negro in ParisChapter 28: Hail and Farewell to Morocco; Chapter 29: On Belonging to a Minority Group; About the Editor
Control code
173517744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542638
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173517744
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A long way from home, Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by Gene Andrew Jarrett
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : L. Furman, Inc., 1937. With new introd. and notes
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Chronology; Introduction; A Note on the Text; A Long Way from Home; Contents; Part One: American Beginning; Chapter 1: A Great Editor; Chapter 2: Other Editors; Chapter 3: White Friends; Chapter 4: Another White Friend; Part Two: English Inning; Chapter 5: Adventuring in Search of George Bernard Shaw; Chapter 6: Pugilist vs. Poet; Chapter 7: A Job in London; Chapter 8: Regarding Reactionary Criticism; Part Three: New York Horizon; Chapter 9: Back in Harlem; Chapter 10: A Brown Dove Cooing; Chapter 11: A Look at H.G. Wells; Chapter 12: "He Who Gets Slapped."
  • Chapter 13: "Harlem Shadows"Part Four: The Magic Pilgrimage; Chapter 14: The Dominant Urge; Chapter 15: An Individual Triumph; Chapter 16: The Pride and Pomp of Proletarian Power; Chapter 17: Literary Interest; Chapter 18: Social Interest; Chapter 19: A Great Celebration; Chapter 20: Regarding Radical Criticism; Part Five: The Cynical Continent; Chapter 21: Berlin and Paris; Chapter 22: Friends in France; Chapter 23: Frank Harris in France; Chapter 24: Cinema Studio; Chapter 25: Marseilles Motley; Part Six: The Idylls of Africa; Chapter 26: When a Negro Goes Native
  • Chapter 27: The New Negro in ParisChapter 28: Hail and Farewell to Morocco; Chapter 29: On Belonging to a Minority Group; About the Editor
Control code
173517744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxix, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542638
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173517744
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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