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Langston Hughes reader.

Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes reader.

by Langston Hughes

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Published by G. Braziller in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationx, 501 p. ;
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18810647M

Junior Great Books Series 4: First Semester Student Anthology by more Langston Hughes Lewis Carroll Rudya and a great selection of related books. Langston Hughes is a famous African American writer, best known for his poetry, who was born on February 1, and died in The story that goes with the picture of the garden comes from a book about Mr. Hughes’ life. In he lived in a house in Harlem, New York City.

Get this from a library! The Langston Hughes reader.. [Langston Hughes] -- A compilation of writings by early twentieth-century African-American author Langston Hughes, including excerpts from novels and autobiographies, short stories, plays, poems, songs, and essays. Selected Bibliography. Poetry Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Alfred A. Knopf, ) The Panther and the Lash: Poems of Our Times (Alfred A. Knopf, ) Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz (Alfred A. Knopf, ) Montage of a Dream Deferred (Holt, ) One-Way Ticket (Alfred A. Knopf, ) Fields of Wonder (Alfred A. Knopf, ) Freedom's Plow (Musette .

Book of the day The Sweet Flypaper of Life by Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes – review This singular hybrid of photography and poetry captures 50s Harlem on the brink of change Published: Buy The Langston Hughes Reader by Langston Hughes online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: The Langston Hughes Reader book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published inthis compilation of the writing /5. Much will be said of The Weary Blues because it is a definite achievement, and because Mr.

Hughes, in his own way, with a first book that cannot be dismissed as merely promising, has arrived. Jessie Faucet The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races, March Very perfect is the memory of my first literary acquaintance with Langston : $ With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, inLangston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America.

The Langston Hughes Reader by Langston Hughes. George Braziller Inc. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. From the publication of his first book inLangston Hughes was America's acknowledged poet of color, the first to commemorate the experience--and suffering--of African-Americans in a voice that no reader, black or white, could fail to hear.

In this, his last collection of verse, Hughes /5(5). Hughes has said that the novel is semi-autobiographical, and that a good portion of the characters and setting included in the book are based on his memories of growing up in Lawrence, Kansas. Hughes has said about Not Without Laugher: I wanted to write about a typical Negro family in the Middle West, about people like those I had known in Kansas/5().

Langston Hughes was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the flowering of black intellectual, literary, and artistic life that took place in the s in a number of American cities, particularly Harlem.

A major poet, Hughes also wrote novels, short stories, essays, and plays. He sought to honestly portray the joys and hardships of working-class black lives, avoiding both.

Langston Hughes book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. To start with, one must know what Langston Hughes was: an American a /5.

“The Dream Keeper and other poems” By Langston Hughes Published January Langston Hughes was a great American poet who was beloved and a central idol during the Harlem Renaissance, a time when African American culture was blooming between the by: James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, – ) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, moved to New York City as a young man, where he made his career.

One of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem : James Mercer Langston Hughes, February 1.

The Langston Hughes Reader by Hughes, Langston and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Langston Hughes Reader by Hughes, Langston - AbeBooks. The Langston Hughes reader by Hughes, Langston, Publication date Topics African Americans -- Juvenile literature Publisher New York, G.

Braziller Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by associate-jacob-kong on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Poetry for Young People by Langston Hughes is a compilation book of poems that appeals to all readers and their interest.

The pictures in the book seem to be folk art. The illustrator uses dark shades of the color pallet to create a since of warmth/5.

In fact, though readers now tend to consider “Harlem” as an isolated, standalone anthology piece, Hughes initially conceived it as one part of a longer, book-length sequence of poems exploring black life in Harlem.

Hughes eventually titled this book Montage of a Dream Deferred (). New York: George Brazillier, First edition, 8vo, pp. x,[1]; old thermofax announcement of a Langston Hughes biography adhered to rear free endpaper; the price-clipped jacket on this copy is compromised by tears, chips, and tape repair, but the book is pretty near fine; boldly signed by Langston Hughes in green ink on front free endpaper.

: The Langston Hughes Reader () by Hughes, Langston and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). A list of poems by Langston Hughes A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, Langston Hughes is known for his insightful, colorful portrayals of black life in America from the twenties through the sixties and was important in shaping the artistic contributions of.

Langston Hughes is a gorgeous, thoughtful, talented poet. He traveled the world,and thus experienced many cultures. The introduction to this particular book explains that Hughes was terrible at writing back to people in a timely fashion, but he pretty much always wrote back/5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Langston Hughes Reader book by Langston Hughes. This compilation of the writings of Langston Hughes is drawn from every category of his prodigious literary achievement. It combines highlights of the novels, Free shipping over $Cited by:.

Hughes, Langston Langston Hughes, photograph by Gordon Parks, Gordon Parks—OWI/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (LC-DIG-fsa-8d) Hughes documented African American literature and culture in works such as A Pictorial History of the Negro in America () and the anthologies The Poetry of the Negro () and The Book of Negro.Langston Hughes died of Lung Cancer, in New York City, in (F.

Leon Wilson of Spectra Links Digest) Arnold Rampersad on Langston Hughes. Born in in Joplin, Missouri, Langston Hughes grew up mainly in Lawrence, Kansas, but .A cross section of his work was published in as The Langston Hughes Reader; a Selected Poems first appeared in and a Collected Poems in Today, his many works and his contribution to American letters continue to be cherished and celebrated around the world.

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