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The political plays of Langston Hughes

Author: Langston Hughes; Susan Duffy
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collected here are four of Hughes' most poetic and political dramas: "Scottsboro Limited", "Harvest" (also known as "Blood on the Fields"), "Angelo Herndon Jones", and "De Organizer". Each play  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Political plays of Langston Hughes.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607455267
Named Person: Langston Hughes
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes; Susan Duffy
ISBN: 0809322951 9780809322954 080932296X 9780809322961
OCLC Number: 41404611
Description: xi, 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Chasing the dream --
Hughes' move to the left: Scottsboro, Limited --
Scottsboro, Limited : a one-act play --
An American documentary play : Harvest --
Harvest --
Politics and social commentary : Angelo Herndon Jones --
Angelo Herndon Jones : a one-act play of Negro life --
A collaboration of jazz, poetry and blues : De Organizer --
De Organizer : a blues opera in one act --
Conclusion : Hughes' lost legacy.
Responsibility: with introductions and analyses by Susan Duffy.
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"This volume provides a glimpse into Harlem Renaissance poet Hughes's activities as a leftest playwright. . . . Duffy has filled a void by bringing together these historically valuable plays and Read more...

 
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