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Langston Hughes : a documentary volume

Author: Christopher C De Santis
Publisher: Detroit : Thomson Gale, ©2005.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 315.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher C De Santis
ISBN: 0787681334 9780787681333 0787681326 9780787681326
OCLC Number: 58055293
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Description: xxxii, 458 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Plan of the Series --
Works by Langston Hughes --
A Poet of the People: 1902 --
1929 --
Living with Mary Langston-from Hughes, The Big Sea: An Autobiography --
New Arrangements-from The Big Sea --
Hughes on Central High School-from The Big Sea --
Facsimile: First page of Hughes's short story in the Central High School Monthly --
Living the Blues --
I've Known Rivers-from The Big Sea --
Facsimile: A copy of "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" --
Facsimile: Hughes letter to James Nathaniel Hughes Jr., 19 December 1921 --
Facsimile: Hughes letter to R.J.M. Danley, 14 May 1922 --
A Letter from Africa-Hughes letter to Carrie Clark, 21 July 1923 --
Remembering a Paris Romance-from Anne Marie Coussey letter to Hughes, 3 June 1926 --
Our Wonderful Society: Washington-Hughes, Opportunity, August 1927 --
An Award-Winning Poem-Hughes, "The Weary Blues" --
A First Book --
Hughes letter to Carl Van Vechten, 17 May 1925 --
Facsimile: Blanche Knopf letter to Hughes, 18 May 1925 --
Facsimile: Hughes letter to Claude McKay, 25 July 1925 --
Facsimile: W.E.B. Du Bois letter to Hughes, 6 August 1925 --
On Being Discovered-from The Big Sea --
Introducing Langston Hughes to the Reader-Van Vechten, preface for The Weary Blues --
Poet on Poet: Review of The Weary Blues-Countee Cullen, Opportunity, February 1926 --
Euterpe Learns the Charleston: Review of The Weary Blues-Theophilus Lewis, The Messenger, March 1926 --
To Midnight Nan at Leroy's-from The Weary Blues --
The Jazz Band's Sob: Review of The Weary Blues-DuBose Heyward, New York Herald Tribune Books, 1 August 1926.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 315.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher C. De Santis.
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"This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods. For a listing of Dictionary of Literary Biography volumes sorted by genre <a href ="/pdf/facts/DBLvolbygenre.pdf">click here.</a>"--Jacket.

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