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Hughes, Langston 1902-1967

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Most widely held works by Langston Hughes
Selected poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Book )

104 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America. The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of slaves who "rushed the boots of Washington"; of musicians on Lenox Avenue; of the poor and the lovesick; of losers in "the raffle of night." They conveyed that experience in a voice that blended the spoken with the sung, that turned poetic lines into the phrases of jazz and blues, and that ripped through the curtain separating high from popular culture. They spanned the range from the lyric to the polemic, ringing out "wonder and pain and terror-- and the marrow of the bone of life." The poems in this collection were chosen by Hughes himself shortly before his death in 1967 and represent work from his entire career, including "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," "The Weary Blues," "Still Here," "Song for a Dark Girl," "Montage of a Dream Deferred," and "Refugee in America." It gives us a poet of extraordinary range, directness, and stylistic virtuosity
The collected poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Book )

48 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 3,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, for the first time, is a complete collection of Langston Hughes's poetry - 860 poems that sound the heartbeat of black life in America during five turbulent decades, from the 1920s through the 1960s. The editors, Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel, have aimed to recover all of the poems that Hughes published in his lifetime - in newspapers, magazines, and literary journals, and in his books of verse. They present the poems in the general order in which Hughes wrote them, and also provide illuminating notes and a chronology of the poet's life. Arnold Rampersad, the author of the esteemed two-volume biography of Langston Hughes, has written a perceptive and moving introduction that throws light on Langston Hughes's distinctive voice as a poet and the world in which he lived
The dream keeper and other poems by Langston Hughes( Book )

61 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 3,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixty-six poems, selected by the author for young readers, including lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the black experience
Short stories by Langston Hughes( )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a collection of stories written between 1919 and 1963 that follow Hughes' literary development and the growth of his personal and political concerns
The political plays of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the most influential poets of the Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes is perhaps best remembered for the innovative use of jazz rhythms in his writing. While his poetry and essays received much public acclaim and scholarly attention, Hughes' dramas are relatively unknown. Only five of the sixty-three plays Hughes scripted alone or collaboratively have been published (in 1963)
Not without laughter by Langston Hughes( Book )

115 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a Black family's attempts to deal with life in a small Kansas town
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The ways of white folks by Langston Hughes( Book )

63 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and French and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted Black people colliding--sometimes humorously, more often tragically--with Whites in the 1920s and '30s
A pictorial history of the Negro in America by Langston Hughes( Book )

42 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "picture panorama, with text, of all axpects of American Negro life from African origins through slavey days to the present [integration efforts]. The pictures were collected...from prints, engravings, woodcuts, photographs, paintings."
Five plays by Langston Hughes( Book )

40 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five plays representing Hughes' dramatic writing over a period of forty years
A pictorial history of Blackamericans by Langston Hughes( Book )

24 editions published between 1956 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Black history on the social, political, economic, and cultural fronts and includes over 1,000 pictures
Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief profile of African American poet Langston Hughes accompanies some of his better known poems for children
My people by Langston Hughes( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today
The best of Simple by Langston Hughes( Book )

55 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple might be considered an Everyman for black Americans. Hughes himself wrote: " ... these tales are about a great many people--although they are stories about no specific persons as such. But it is impossible to live in Harlem and not know at least a hundred Simples, fifty Joyces, twenty-five Zaritas, and several Cousin Minnies--or reasonable facsimiles thereof."
Soul looks back in wonder by Tom Feelings( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artwork and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage
I, too, am America by Langston Hughes( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the popular poem by one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, highlighting the courage and dignity of the African American Pullman porters in the early twentieth century
The best short stories by Negro writers : an anthology from 1899 to the present by Langston Hughes( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 47 stories, 14 of which are published for the first time in this volume. Among the authors represented are Charles W. Chesnutt; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Zora Neale Hurston; Richard Wright; Willard Motley; Ralph Ellison; Frank Yerby; James Baldwin; Ronald Milner; Robert Boles; Alice Walker
Fight for freedom and other writings on civil rights by Langston Hughes( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple's Uncle Sam by Langston Hughes( Book )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-six stories in which "Simple" of Harlem comments on American life
Black magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment by Langston Hughes( Book )

33 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment
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The collected poems of Langston Hughes
The collected poems of Langston HughesThe dream keeper and other poemsShort storiesThe political plays of Langston HughesNot without laughterAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryThe ways of white folksFive plays
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Hiyūz, Lānkistūn 1902-1967

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Hughes, James Langston.

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لانغستون هيوز

لانكستون هيوز، 1902-1967

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لنگستون هیوز

هيوز لانجستون، 1902-1967

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ল্যাংস্টন হিউজ

ਲੈਂਗਸਟਨ ਹਿਊਜ

லாங்ஸ்ரன் ஹியூஸ்

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휴스, 랭스턴 1902-1967

휴우즈, 랭스턴 1902-1967

휴즈, L. 1902-1967

휴즈, 랭스턴 1902-1967

휴즈, 랭스튼 1902-1967

ヒューズ, L

ヒューズ, ラングストン

ヒューズラングストン 1902-1967