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Langston Hughes

Author: R Baxter Miller
Publisher: Ipswich, Mass. : Salem Press, ©2013.
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poet, playwright, and short story writer Langston Hughes remains perhaps one of the most well known African American writers of the twentieth century. This volume in the Critical Insights series presents a variety of new essays on the poet laureate of Harlem. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Langston Hughes.
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2013
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Baxter Miller
ISBN: 9781429837248 1429837241 9781429837729 1429837721
OCLC Number: 777601684
Description: xiv, 320 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: On Langston Hughes / R. Baxter Miller --
Biography of Langston Hughes / Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper --
The critical reception of Langston Hughes, 1924-2012 / R. Baxter Miller and Dolan Hubbard --
The "Diamond stair" within : black female inspiration in Hughes's poetry / R. Baxter Miller --
History and historicity in the work of Langston Hughes / Hans Ostrom --
In the shadow of the blues : aesthetic discoveries by Ma Rainey, Langston Hughes, and Sterling A. Brown / John Edgar Tidwell --
Reassessing Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance : toward an African American aesthetic / Christopher C. De Santis --
The creative voice in the autobiographies of Langston Hughes / Joseph McLaren --
I'm lonely: I'll build me a family : functional family relationships in the life and art of Langston Hughes / Carmaletta M. Williams --
Hughes and lynching / W. Jason Miller --
The blues I'm not playing? : Langston Hughes in the 1930s / David Roessel --
Hughes's stories and the test of faith / Sharon L. Jones --
Madam Alberta K. Johnson and the women of the "simple" tales / Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper --
Without respect for gender : damnable inference in "blessed assurance" / Steven C. Tracy --
Inspired by Hughes : Hughes's dramatic legacy in the twenty-first century / Leslie Sanders --
"Yo tambien soy America" : Latin American receptions of Langston Hughes's American dream / Laurence E. Prescott --
Langston Hughes, modernism, and modernity / John Lowney --
Resources : Chronology of Langston Hughes's Life ; Works by Langston Hughes ; Bibliography.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, R. Baxter Miller.

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Poet, playwright, and short story writer Langston Hughes remains perhaps one of the most well known African American writers of the twentieth century. This volume in the Critical Insights series presents a variety of new essays on the poet laureate of Harlem. --from publisher description.

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