Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Most widely held works about Langston Hughes
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The collected poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes ( Book )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 2,773 libraries worldwide
Here, for the first time, is a complete collection of Langston Hughes's poetry - 860 poems that sound the heartbeat of black life in America during five turbulent decades, from the 1920s through the 1960s. The editors, Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel, have aimed to recover all of the poems that Hughes published in his lifetime - in newspapers, magazines, and literary journals, and in his books of verse. They present the poems in the general order in which Hughes wrote them, and also provide illuminating notes and a chronology of the poet's life. Arnold Rampersad, the author of the esteemed two-volume biography of Langston Hughes, has written a perceptive and moving introduction that throws light on Langston Hughes's distinctive voice as a poet and the world in which he lived.
The dream keeper and other poems by Langston Hughes ( Book )
53 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,473 libraries worldwide
A collection of sixty-six poems, selected by the author for young readers, including lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the black experience.
The big sea : an autobiography by Langston Hughes ( Book )
80 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
This book chronicles the life of Hughes, who came of age early in the 1920s in the two great playgrounds of the decade: Harlem and Paris.
I wonder as I wander : an autobiographical journey by Langston Hughes ( Book )
36 editions published between 1956 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,071 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: In I Wonder as I Wander, Langston Hughes vividly recalls the most dramatic and intimate moments of his life in the turbulent 1930s. His wanderlust leads him to Cuba, Haiti, Russia, Soviet Central Asia, Japan, Spain (during its Civil War), through dictatorships, wars, revolutions. He meets and brings to life the famous and the humble, from Arthur Koestler to Emma, the Black Mammy of Moscow. It is the continuously amusing, wise revelation of an American writer journeying around the often strange and always exciting world he loves.
Five plays by Langston Hughes ( Book )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,956 libraries worldwide
Not without laughter by Langston Hughes ( Book )
63 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 1,945 libraries worldwide
Depicts a Black family's attempts to deal with life in a small Kansas town.
Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes ( Book )
29 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,905 libraries worldwide
A brief profile of African American poet Langston Hughes accompanies some of his better known poems for children.
Selected poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes ( Book )
32 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 1,890 libraries worldwide
Langston Hughes's poetry launched a revolution among black writers in America. The poems in this volume were chosen by Hughes shortly before his death in 1967 and encompass work from his entire career.
A pictorial history of Blackamericans by Langston Hughes ( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,889 libraries worldwide
Discusses Black history on the social, political, economic, and cultural fronts and includes over 1,000 pictures.
The best short stories by Negro writers; an anthology from 1899 to the present by Langston Hughes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,849 libraries worldwide
A collection of 47 stories, 14 of which are published for the first time in this volume. Among the authors represented are Charles W. Chesnutt; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Zora Neale Hurston; Richard Wright; Willard Motley; Ralph Ellison; Frank Yerby; James Baldwin; Ronald Milner; Robert Boles; Alice Walker.
The best of Simple by Langston Hughes ( Book )
40 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,820 libraries worldwide
Dans un bar de Harlem, deux Afro-américains, l'auteur et Jesse Simple, un ouvrier ayant fui le Sud, se retrouvent autour d'un verre. Ils parlent de leur vie, de la société américaine (ségrégation, bombe atomique), du comportement de leurs concitoyens (jalousie, arrivisme), de jazz...
A pictorial history of the Negro in America by Langston Hughes ( Book )
27 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,814 libraries worldwide
The Langston Hughes reader by Langston Hughes ( Book )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 1,779 libraries worldwide
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.
My people by Langston Hughes ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today.
Short stories by Langston Hughes ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,732 libraries worldwide
The ways of white folks by Langston Hughes ( Book )
39 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding--sometimes humorously, more often tragically--with whites in the 1920s and '30s.
The political plays of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes ( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,637 libraries worldwide
Simple's Uncle Sam by Langston Hughes ( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,561 libraries worldwide
Forty-six stories in which "Simple" of Harlem comments on American life.
New Negro poets, U.S.A ( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
The collected works of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes ( Book )
61 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
The sixteen volumes are published with the goal that Hughes pursued throughout his lifetime: making his books available to the people. Each volume will include a biographical and literary chronology by Arnold Rampersad, as well as an introduction by a Hughes scholar lume introductions will provide contextual and historical information on the particular work.
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