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The Langston Hughes reader : [the selected writings of Langston Hughes

Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: New York : G. Braziller, [1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
American fiction
Short stories, American
American poetry
American drama
Fiction
Poetry
Drama
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile drama
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Langston Hughes reader.
New York, G. Braziller, 1958
(OCoLC)644256204
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes
ISBN: 0807600571 9780807600573
OCLC Number: 285644
Description: 501 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 22 cm
Contents: Short stories : The ways of white folks (1934) ; Laughing to keep from crying (1952) ; Other stories --
Poems : The weary blues (1926) ; Montage of a dream deferred (1951) ; Other poems ; Translations --
Children's poetry : Introduction: Children and poetry ; 18 poems for children --
Song lyrics : Introduction: Songs called the blues ; Red sun blues ; Five o'clock blues ; Lonely house (from 'Street scene') ; Requiem (from 'Street scene') ; I dream a world (from 'Troubled island) --
Novels and humor : Not without laughter (1930) ; Simple speaks his mind (1950) ; Simple takes a wife (1952) ; Simple stakes a claim (1957) --
Plays : Soul gone home: a one-act play (1937) ; Simply heavenly (1957) --
Autobiography : The big sea (1940) ; I wonder as I wander (1956) --
Pageant : The glory of Negro history --
Articles and speeches : A speech at the National Assembly of Authors and Dramatists: the Negro writer's position in America ; Memories of Christmas ; My most humiliating Jim Crow experience ; Ten thousand beds ; How to be a bad writer (in ten easy lessons) ; Jazz as communication ; Sweet chariots of this world ; The fun of being black ; My America.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: George Braziller, Inc.

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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.

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