Claude McKay (1889-1948)

A selective list of online literary criticism for African American poet Claude McKay, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars, articles published in reviewed sources, and web sites that adhere to the MLA Guidelines for Web Sites


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introduction & literary criticism

An introduction to Claude McKay from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the NY Public Library.

"Claude McKay." Encyclopedia-type introduction to the poet's themes, style and techniques, with a biography and samples of poems. Poetry Foundation.

"Claude McKay." Excerpts from reputable critical articles on Claude McKay. Modern American Poetry, U of Illinois. Ed. Cary Nelson.

An introduction to Claude McKay from the Academy of American Poets.


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