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His poetry collection, Harlem Shadowswas among the first books published during the Harlem Renaissance. His Selected Poems was published posthumously, in McKay was attracted to communism in his early life, but he always asserted that he never became an official member of the Communist Party USA.
Author, poet. Born in Jamaica. At age six he moved into the home of his older brother, Uriah Theophilus, an elementary school teacher, and under his instruction, McKay received his early education and exposure to the philosophy of European free thinkers and socialists.
Claude McKayJamaican-born poet and novelist, is often called "the first voice of the Harlem renaissance. He began writing poetry, principally in Jamaican dialect, while a schoolboy. After a brief apprenticeship to a cabinetmaker and a short time as a policeman, he went to the United States and enrolled at Tuskegee Institute; later he went to Kansas State University.
As Arthur D. But having preserved his vision as poet and his status as a human being, he can transcend bitterness. In seeing
A vital contribution to black studies. William J. Containing more than three hundred poems, including nearly a hundred previously unpublished works, this unique collection showcases the intellectual range of Claude McKaythe Jamaican-born poet and novelist whose life and work were marked by restless travel and steadfast social protest.
Search more than 3, biographies of contemporary and classic poets. Claude McKay was born in Jamaica on September 15, He was educated by his older brother, who possessed a library of English novels, poetry, and scientific texts.