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The political plays of Langston Hughes

Author: Langston Hughes; Susan Duffy
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Théâtre
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Political plays of Langston Hughes.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99031502
(OCoLC)41404611
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes; Susan Duffy
ISBN: 058536186X 9780585361864
OCLC Number: 47010879
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 221 pages) : illustrations
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: 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 analysis by Susan Duffy.

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