James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)
A selective list of online literary criticism for the nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American poet and novelist James Weldon Johnson, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars, and articles published in peer and editor reviewed sources
James Weldon Johnson. An introduction to Johnson from the educational publisher Gale/Cengage.
James Weldon Johnson. A web site on James Weldon Johnson includes information on his life and career, and brief excerpts of reputable critical discussions of some of his poems. Ed. Cary Nelson. Modern American Poetry (U of Illinois).
James Weldon Johnson. A brief introduction to Johnson from the Academy of American Poets
Andrade, Heather Russell "Revising critical judgments of The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man." African American Review, Summer 2006 [Questia subscription service].
Barnhart, Bruce. Chronopolitics and race, rag-time and symphonic time in The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. African American Review, Fall 2006 [Questia subscription service]
Morgan, Thomas L. "The city as refuge: constructing urban blackness in Paul Laurence Dunbar's The Sport of the Gods and James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. " African American Review, Summer 2004 [free, open access].
Nowlin, Michael. "James Weldon Johnson's Black Manhattan and the Kingdom of American Culture." African American Review, 39, 3 (Fall 2005) [preview or purchase at jstor].
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