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The later Simple stories

Author: Langston Hughes; Donna Sullivan Harper
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. ; London : University of Missouri Press, 2002
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In Volume 8 of The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, the genial Harlem everyman, Jesse B. Semple returns with his more cosmopolitan bar buddy, Ananias Boyd. Social climber Joyce Lane is now Mrs. Jesse B. Semple, and Simple has minimized his flirtatious contacts with other women. Despite these ongoing characters, the later Simple stories are very different from the earlier Simple tales. The later stories evoke the  Read more...
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Fiction
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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Later Simple stories.
Columbia, Mo. ; London : University of Missouri Press, 2002
(OCoLC)50189417
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes; Donna Sullivan Harper
ISBN: 0826263844 9780826263841 9780826214096 0826214096
OCLC Number: 56723451
Notes: One of two editions with the same ISBN, both published by University of Missouri Press, 2002, both part of The collected works of Langston Hughes, 2001. This edition has xvi, 346 pages; the other has 384 pages.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 346 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: SIMPLE STAKES A CLAIM (1957) : Simple's platform --
Bang-up big end --
Big round world --
Duty is not snooty --
Great but late --
Bones, bombs, chicken necks --
A dog named Trilby --
Enter cousin Minnie --
Radioactive red caps --
Face and race --
Two sides not enough --
Great day --
With all deliberate speed --
Puerto Ricans --
Depression in the cards --
The Atomic age --
Minnie again --
Sketch for TV --
Sex in front --
Out-loud silent --
Color on the brain --
Vicious circle --
Jim Crow's funeral --
Again cousin Minnie --
Cellophane Bandannas --
Negroes and vacations --
Only human --
Name in print --
Golfing and goofing --
Reason and right --
Mississippi fists --
Minnie once more time --
Simple stashes back --
An auto-obituary --
Four-way celebrations --
Be broad-minded, please! --
Grammar and goodness --
Chips on the shoulder --
Jazz, jive and jam --
SIMPLE'S UNCLE SAM (1965) : Census --
Swinging high --
Contest --
Empty houses --
The blues --
God's other side --
Color problems --
The moon --
Domesticated --
Bomb shelters --
Gospel singers --
Nothing but a dog --
Roots and trees --
For president --
Atomic dream --
Lost wife --
Self-protection --
Haircuts and parts --
Adventure --
Minnie's hope --
Yachts --
Ladyhood --
Coffee break --
Lynn Clarisse --
Interview --
Simply Simple --
Golden Gate --
Junkies --
Dog days --
Pose-outs --
Soul food --
Play or pray? --
Not colored --
Cracker pray --
Rude awakening --
Miss boss --
Dr. Sidesaddle --
Wigs for freedom --
Concernment --
Statutes and Statues --
American dilemma --
Promulgations --
How old is old? --
Weight in gold --
Sympathy --
Uncle Sam. --
UNCOLLECTED STORIES : Remembrances --
Wigs, women, and falsies --
On women who drink you up --
Hairdos --
Cousin Minnie wins --
Riddles --
Color of the law --
Simple and the high prices --
Everybody's difference --
Intermarriage --
Liberals need a mascot --
Serious talk about the atom bomb --
Brianwashed --
Help, mayor, help! --
Little Klanny --
Simple's psychosis --
Simple arithmetic --
Africa's daughters --
African names --
Harems and robes --
Money and mice --
Population explosion --
Youthhood --
Hail and farewell.
Responsibility: Langston Hughes ; edited by Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper.

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