George Bernard ShawDrama and Film

by J. M. Barrie

Mary Rose

by Susan Glaspell


by Cicely Hamilton

A Pageant of Great Women

by Mankiewisc, Herman J. and Orson Welles

Citizen Kane (third revised final script, with edits, deletions, and additions)

by Willis Richardson

"Compromise: A Folk Play"

by George Bernard Shaw (headnote available)

Mrs. Warren's Profession

by J. M. Synge (headnote available)

Riders to the Sea

by Israel Zangwill

The Melting-Pot


by Lewis Alexander


by W.H. Auden

"In Memory of W.B. Yeats""
"Musée des Beaux Arts"
"September 1, 1939"

by Pauline Barrington


by Gwendolyn B. Bennett


by Louise Bennett

"Colonization in Reverse"

by Arna Bontemps

"The Day-Breakers"

by Rupert Brooke

"The Great Lover"
"The Soldier"

by Countée Cullen

"A Brown Girl Dead"
"Fruit of the Flower"
"Harlem Wine"
"In Memory of Colonel Charles Young"
"She of the Dancing Feet Sings"
"Tableau""To a Brown Boy"
"To a Brown Girl"
"Youth Sings a Song of Rosebud"

by Michael Madhusudan Dutt

"Sonnets" (assorted)

T.S. Eliot, photographby T.S. Eliot

"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"

by Charles Elton

"Luriana Lurilee"

by Robert Frost

"Acquainted with the Night"

by Angelina Grimke

"The Black Finger"

by Seamus Heaney

"Mid-Term Break"

by Teresa Hooley

"A War Film"

by Laurence Hope (headnote available)

"Till I Wake"
"Kashmiri Song"

by Gerald Manley Hopkins (headnote available)

“As Kingfishers Catch Fire”
"Binsey Poplars"
“God’s Grandeur”
"No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief"
“Pied Beauty”
"Spring and Fall"
"The Starlight Night"
"The Windhover"
"The Wreck of the Deutschland"

by A.E. Housman

"The Recruit"
"To an Athlete Dying Young" 

by Langston Hughes

"Dream Variation"
"An Earth Song"
"I Too"
"Minstrel Man"
"The Negro Speaks of Rivers"
"Nude Young Dancer"
"Our Land"

James Weldon Johnson, photograph

by Georgia Douglas Johnson

"To Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Upon Hearing His"
"The Ordeal"
"The Riddle"

by Helen Johnson

"The Road"

by James Weldon Johnson

"The Creation"
"Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing"
"Saint Peter Relates an Incident of the Ressurection Day"

by Mina Loy


by Stéphane Mallarmé

"Ses purs ongles très-haut ..."

by Claude McKay

"The Harlem Dancer"
"Like a Strong Tree"
"Negro Dancers"
"Russian Cathedral"
"The Tropics of New York"
"White Houses"

by Wilfred Owen

"Anthem for Doomed Youth"
"Dulce Et Decorum Est"
"Mental Cases"
"Strange Meeting"

by Dorothy Parker

"The Flapper"

by Isaac Rosenberg

"Break of Day in the Trenches"
"Dead Man's Dump"
"Returning, We Hear the Larks"

by Siegfried Sassoon

"Everyone Sang"
"Glory of Women"
"Repression of War Experience"
"The Rear-Guard"

by Duncan Campbell Scott (headnote available)

"Night Hymns on Lake Nipigon" (available by September 2022)
"Ode for the Keats Centenary" (available by September 2022)
"The Onondaga Madonna" (available by September 2022)

by Anne Spencer

"Lady, Lady"

by Jean Toomer

"Georgia Dusk"
"Song of the Son"

by Alys Fane Trotter

"The Hospital Visitor"

by Walt Whitman

"O Captain, My Captain"

William Butler Yeats, photographby William Butler Yeats

"Crazy Jane Talks With the Bishop"
"Easter, 1916"
"He Remembers Forgotten Beauty"
"He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven"
"An Irish Airman Foresees His Death"
"The Lake Isle of Innisfree"
"Leda and the Swan"
"The Lover Tells of the Rose in His Heart"
"Sailing to Byzantium"
"The Second Coming"
"The Secret Rose"
"September 1913"
"The Wild Swans at Coole"
"When You Are Old"


by Anon.

"B'rer Rabbit Fools Buzzard"

by Albert C. Barnes

"Negro Art and America"

by Elizabeth Bowen

"Mysterious Kôr"

by William Stanley Braithwaite

"The Negro in American Literature"

by Samuel Butler

The Way of All Flesh

by Charles W. Chesnutt

The Marrow of Tradition

by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness

WEB Dubois, photograph

by Bithia Mary Croker

"To Let"

by W. A. Domingo

"Gift of the Black Tropics"

by W.E.B. Dubois

"The Negro Mind Reaches Out"
The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches

by T.S. Eliot

"Tradition and the Individual Talent"

by Arthur Fauset

"American Negro Folk Literature"

by Jessie Fauset

"The Gift of Laughter"

by Rudolph Fisher

"The City of Refuge"

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Bernice Bobs Her Hair"

by E. Franklin Frazier

"Durham: Capital of the Black Middle Class"

by Montgomery Gregory

"The Drama of Negro Life"

by Ernest Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises

by Melville J. Herskovits

"The Negro's Americanism"

by Clemence Housman

The Were Wolf

y Zora Neale Hurston

"Characteristics of Negro Expression"

by Henry James

The Wings of the Dove

by M.R. James

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

by Charles S. Johnson

"The New Frontage on American Life"

by James Weldon Johnson

"Harlem: The Culture Capital"

by James Joyce

"The Dead"

Nella Larsen

by Paul U. Kellogg

"The Negro Pioneers"

by Nella Larsen


Told by Cugo Lewis (brought to America from West Coast Africa, 1859)


by Alain Locke

"The Legacy of the Ancestral Arts"
"The Negro Spirituals"
"Negro Youth Speaks"
"The New Negro"

by Katherine Mansfield

"The Daughters of the Late Colonel"
"The Garden Party"
"Miss Brill"
“The Sister of the Baroness”
"Taking the Veil"
"The Voyage"

by John Matheus


by Elise Johnson McDougald

"The Task of Negro Womanhood"

by Kelly Miller

"Howard: The National Negro University"

by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Anne of Green Gables

by Robert R. Moton

"Hampton-Tuskegee: Missioners of the Masses"

by Bruce Nugent


by Alice Perrin

"In the Next Room"

by J. A. Rogers

"Jazz at Home"

by Arthur A. Schomburg

"The Negro Digs Up His Past"

by Cornelia Sorabji

Love and Life Behind the Purdah

by Rabindranath Tagore

"The Hungry Stones"
"The Postmaster" (1918)
"The Skeleton"

by Jean Toomer

"Carma," from Cane

by Eric Walrond

"The Palm Porch"
Tropic Death

by Walter White

"The Paradox of Color"

by Virginia Woolf

"A Room of One's Own"
"The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection"
Mrs. Dalloway
To the Lighthouse