Author:James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson
(1871–1938)

American author and civil rights activist; leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance

James Weldon Johnson

WorksEdit

PoetryEdit

Collections
  • Fifty Years and Other Poems (1917) (transcription project)
  • God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (1927) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2023 due to (Renewal: R130961 ) (external scan)
Individual poems

NovelsEdit

Non-fictionEdit

  • The book of American Negro spirituals (transcription project)
  • The Second Book of Negro Spirituals (1926, editor)
  • Native African Races and Culture (1927) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2023 (external scan)
  • Black Manhattan (1930) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2026 due to (Renewal: R205995 )

As translatorEdit

As editorEdit

Works about JohnsonEdit

 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.


The author died in 1938, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.