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Harlem Dancer By Claude McKay

Harlem Dancer By Claude McKay

Submitted by • August 6, 2013

Claude McKay was born in 1890 in Jamaica. He was a novelist, journalist, and a poet. He was well educated and avid reader. Through his readings, he was able to compose poems at an early age of ten. As he grew up, he was greatly influenced by his mentor, Walter Jekyll, who was an Englishman. He encouraged McKay to write dialect verse.

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