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God"s trombones

James Weldon Johnson

God"s trombones

seven Negro sermons in verse

by James Weldon Johnson

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Weldon Johnson ; drawings by Aaron Douglas ; lettering by C.B. Falls.
ContributionsDouglas, Aaron.
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22125099M

"God's Trombones" is a book containing seven poems - each Johnson's re-imagination of a sermon from the Bible in the manner which an "old-time negro preacher" might have delivered it. In his visual interpretation of Johnson's poetry, Hibbert captures the bold colors and imagery within each poem. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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God’s Trombones, in full God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse, volume of poetry by James Weldon Johnson, published in The work represents what the author called an “art-governed expression” of the traditional black preaching style.

The constituent poems are an introductory prayer, “Listen, Lord—A Prayer,” and seven verse sermons entitled “The Creation,” “The Written:   In God's Trombones, one of his most celebrated works, inspirational sermons of African American preachers are reimagined as poetry, reverberating with the musicality and splendid eloquence of the spirituals.

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God's Trombones by Johnson, James Weldon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About God’s Trombones. Introduced by Maya Angelou, the inspiring sermon-poems of James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson was a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, and one of the most revered African Americans of all time, whose life demonstrated the full spectrum of struggle and success.

An essential part of that legacy is "God's Trombones," a book in which Johnson pays poetic tribute to the "old-time Negro preacher.""God's Trombones" contains seven poems, each of which is inspired by the art of the classic African-American sermon.

Most 5/5(5). In James Weldon Johnson published GOD'S TROMBONES - SEVEN NEGRO SERMONS IN VERSE. As Johnson said in the book's famous Preface, these sermons are meant to honor the American Negro folk sermon and the trombone-like voices of the great preachers who created, preserved, advanced and immortalized the sermons.

"Johnson's major contribution to the Harlem Renaissance explosion of black American writing was his book of poems, God's Trombones, published in For almost ten years Johnson worked on these folk sermons in verse whenever the demands of NAACP work relented enough to make writing possible.

God's Trombones - God's Trombones audiobook, by Author Info Added Soon As a young man in the late s, James Weldon Johnson was profoundly influenced by the sermons he heard by the renowned black preachers of the day. Later in life, he transformed his memories into magnificent poems about Creation, the Flood, the Crucifixion, the Prodigal Son, Noah’s Ark, Judgment 4/5.

Originally published inJames Weldon Johnson’s book, God’s Trombones, is a slim volume composed of a prayer and seven poems: Listen, Lord–A Prayer, The Creation, The Prodigal Son, Go Down Death, Noah Built the Ark, The Crucifixion, Let My People Go, and The Judgement verses were inspired by his experiences attending black churches throughout the American south.

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Other books by him include Saint Peter Relates an Incident,Black Manhattan, and God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse. In addition to his own writing, Johnson was the editor of pioneering anthologies of black American poetry and spirituals.

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