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God’s Trombones

Seven Negro Sermons in Verse

by James Weldon Johnson

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Weldon Johnson ; drawings by Aaron Douglas ; lettering by C. B. Falls.
SeriesThe Penguin poets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3519.O2625 G6 1976
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination56p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4902920M
ISBN 10014042217X
LC Control Number76048270


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He died in /5(1). African-American writer and diplomat James Weldon Johnson’s book of poems God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse () comprises a preface, an introductory prayer, and seven poems written in Johnson’s characteristic style, which borrows thematic and formal elements from the Black preaching tradition.

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This classic collection includes "Listen Lord (A Prayer)," "The Creation," "The Prodigal Son," "Go Down Death (A Funeral Sermon)," "Noah Built the Ark," "The Crucifixion," "Let My People 5/5(1). "The Creation" by James Weldon Johnson (God's Trombones, ) And God stepped out on space, And he looked around and said: I'm lonely - I'll make me a world.

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Johnson wrote God’s Trombones in an attempt to pay tribute to the black preachers and their classic sermons he remembered from his childhood.

The book was published during the flowering of African American intellectual life in the s and 30s, known as the Harlem Renaissance.

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In this sermon, the preacher talks about the events surrounding the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Stanza one. 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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